- Chronic misuse depleting supplies. // International Wildlife;Mar/Apr85, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p29
Water supplies are dwindling in many parts of the world because of widespread overuse and mismanagement. In one of the most flagrant cases of mismanagement, the US is rapidly depleting a major aquifer to irrigate farmland in the Midwest while paying farmers elsewhere let rain-fed croplands lie...
- An Emerging Logic of Urban Water Management, Cochabamba, Bolivia. Marvin, Simon; Laurie, Nina // Urban Studies (Routledge);Feb99, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p341
This paper examines the emergence of a new logic of water management in developing cities. We argue that water provision is characterised by two largely disconnected circuits of water supply. Formally organised distribution networks provide a publicly subsidised service to higher-income users,...
- Water policy issues for the twenty-first century. Whittlesey, Norman K.; Huffaker, Ray G. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Dec95, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p1199
Discusses water policy issues for the 21st century. Guiding water allocation; Scarcity; System interaction and hydrology; Water conservation programs; Public interest.
- Dire straits. Bowermaster, Jon // Harper's Bazaar;Jul93, Issue 3380, p124
Probes into the water supply shortage problem facing America. Las Vegas' Mirage hotel and casino; One million gallons per day consumption; Nevada's economy; Difficulty in arguing for conservation; Consequences of abuse; Politics of water in `Chinatown'; California drought; Contamination of...
- Water: No easy answers. // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);2/ 1/2012, Vol. 140 Issue 5, p1A
The article offers information on the difficulties of Texas officials to find solutions on water supply problems in Highland Lakes regions.
- The World's Water. Yaron, Gil // Canadian Dimension;Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p15
Focuses on the issue of privatizing the management of water. Threat of water scarcity worldwide by the year 2005; Global water policy determined by the privatization of water and water services; Decline in the number of private water contracts in developing countries; Concerns in governments'...
- INSTITUTIONAL ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE CANADIAN PLAINS. MARCHILDON, GREGORY P. // Prairie Forum;Spring2009, Vol. 34 Issue 1, preceding p1
The article presents an introduction to the issue, highlighting its focus on studies of the environmental risk assessment and adaptive planning of water resources surrounding the South Saskatchewan River Basin and the Palliser Triangle.
- Alliance formed to answer water needs. Whaley, Ashleigh // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);11/4/2009, Vol. 137 Issue 44, p4A
The article reports on the decision of officials representing the water needs of Burnet County, Texas communities to establish a countrywide plan to address the challenges it face as a result of the drought and the Lower Colorado River Authority's (LCRA) possible suspension of new water contracts.
- Distribution is at center of state water problems. Lockhart, Lee // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;8/6/2001, Issue 322808, p26
Focuses on the distribution problems of water in California. Forces causing the continuing demand of water; Major supply of water in the state; Factor obstructing the efficient distribution of the state's existing water supplies.
- Penang water supply to meet demand till 2020. // Penang Economic Monthly;Feb2011, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p6
The article reports that the water supply in Penang is expected to meet demand until 2020 due to the maintenance and upgrading works at the Sungai Dua water treatment plant.