TITLE

Tucson is better prepared than most when it comes to water

AUTHOR(S)
Zimmerman, Carol
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Inside Tucson Business;5/26/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 51, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the significance of the water shortage in some eastern cities on the water supply in Arizona. She acknowledges the use of the Central Arizona Project to help in the water stewardship efforts, ensuring a long-term sustainability. She adds that the effort makes the state the destination for businesses ranging from industry to technology. The author comments that the state is much more prepared in dealing with water scarcity than most other places.
ACCESSION #
32194625

 

Related Articles

  • Water Resources Flows Related to Urbanization in China: Challenges and Perspectives for Water Management and Urban Development. Bao, Chao; Fang, Chuang-lin // Water Resources Management;Jan2012, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p531 

    China has been experiencing rapid urbanization since the reform and open policy launched in 1978, leading to the growth of urban water demands and aggravating water scarcity especially in the new millennium. Accordingly, water resources previously used for agriculture and environmental systems...

  • Water policy at science-policy interface - challenges and opportunities for India. Katyaini, Suparana; Barua, Anamika // Water Policy;2016, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p288 

    Water scarcity is a serious concern in emerging economies, as it impacts human development, livelihoods, environment and economic growth. Policies should be formulated in a way that reflects the problem of water scarcity and is oriented towards providing solutions. The science-policy interface...

  • Water Resource Distribution, Assessment and Management in India: Need for Integrated Approach. Gangwar, Sneh // International Journal of Applied Engineering Research;2013, Vol. 8 Issue 18, p2169 

    Water, a unique resource on the planet earth, is essential for sustaining all forms of life, food production, economic development, and for general well being of the life on the planet. The importance of water could be gauged from the fact that while looking for life on other planets, presence...

  • Identification of Water Scarcity and Providing Solutions for Adapting to Climate Changes in the Heihe River Basin of China. Deng, Xiangzheng; Zhao, Chunhong // Advances in Meteorology;6/7/2015, Vol. 2015, p1 

    In ecologically fragile areas with arid climate, such as the Heihe River Basin in northwestern China, sustainable social and economic development depends largely on the availability and sustainable uses of water resource. However, there is more and more serious water resource shortage and...

  • Water Allocation Between the Agricultural and the Municipal Sectors Under Scarcity: A Financial Approach Analysis. Braude, Erez; Hauser, Shmuel; Sinuany-Stern, Zilla; Oron, Gideon // Water Resources Management;Aug2015, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p3481 

    A model examining the National Water Wealth (NWW) and its allocation between the municipal sector and the agricultural sector, where water value is defined as the present value of Water Rights, is presented. Five factors are considered: (i) uncertainty of water supply; (ii) population growth...

  • Integrated Water Management. Peck, Steven // Landscape & Irrigation;Mar2010, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p9 

    The article offers the author's insights on the integration of new technologies and approaches for water management and urban greening in the U.S. It mentions the formation of an expert committee headed by Lynda Wightman and Jeffrey Bruce that works on the development of holistic approaches in...

  • Urban-Water Harmony model to evaluate the urban water management. Yifan Ding; Deshan Tang; Yuhang Wei; Sun Yin // Water Science & Technology;2014, Vol. 70 Issue 11, p1774 

    Water resources in many urban areas are under enormous stress due to large-scale urban expansion and population explosion. The decision-makers are often faced with the dilemma of either maintaining high economic growth or protecting water resources and the environment. Simple criteria of water...

  • Northern Exposures. Handley, John // American Diplomacy;5/10/2010, p1 

    The article reviews the article "Northern Exposure," by James Kraska, which appeared in the web site http://www.the-american-interest.com/article-bd.cfm?piece=810.

  • VIEWPOINT. Reeves, Nick // WET News: Water & Effluent Treatment News;Jun2011, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p7 

    The author discusses the problem of water scarcity, which he says is something that will define the 21st century.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics