Socio-Technical Aspects of Water Management: Emerging Trends at Grass Roots Level in Uzbekistan

A Water and Marine Sustainability Month Feature Article [tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] Iskandar Abdullaev and Peter P. Mollinga of the ZEF Center for Development Research, University of Bonn recently issued a paper titled „The Socio-Technical Aspects of Water Management: Emerging Trends at Grass Roots Level in Uzbekistan,“  the abstract of which is: In Soviet times, water management was … Continue reading

Pros and Cons of Adopting Water-Wise Approaches in the Lower Reaches of the Amu Darya: A Socio-Economic View

A Water and Marine Sustainability Month Feature Article [tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] Maksud Bekchanov (Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn University), John P.A. Lamers (ZEF/UNESCO (Khorezm) Project, Urgench State University) and Christopher Martius (Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research) have published a paper titled “Pros and Cons of Adopting Water-Wise Approaches in the Lower Reaches of the Amu … Continue reading

Market-Driven Solutions to Economic, Environmental, and Social Issues Related to Water Management in the Western USA

A Water and Marine Sustainability Month Feature Article [tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] Jordan A. Clayton  of the Department of Geosciences, Georgia State University has published an interesting analysis titled „Market-Driven Solutions to Economic, Environmental, and Social Issues Related to Water Management in the Western USA,“ the abstract of which reads as follows: Water management issues continue to plague … Continue reading

Water Footprinting: How to Address Water Use in Life Cycle Assessment?

A Water and Marine Sustainability Month Feature Article [tweetmeme http://www.URL.com]   Markus Berger and Matthias Finkbeiner of the Department of Environmental Technology, Technische Universität Berlin, have published an interesting article titled „Water Footprinting: How to Address Water Use in Life Cycle Assessment?“  The abstract and introduction to their paper reads: As freshwater is a vital yet often … Continue reading

Common Implementation Strategy for the Water Framework Directive – River basin management in a changing climate

A Water and Marine Sustainability Month Feature Article [tweetmeme: http://www.URL.com%5D A recent technical report, highlighted as part of our Water and Marine Sustainability Month series of articles, focuses on sustainable river management and water security through the implementation of the Water Framework Directive.  The introduction to this publication reads: European freshwaters, transitional and marine waters … Continue reading

On Prerequisites for the Application of Sustainable Development Indicators in Urban Water Management

A Water and Marine Sustainability Month Feature Article [tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] Ulrika Palme of the Department of Energy and Environment, Chalmers University of Technology has recently issued a paper focusing on the pre-requisites for successful urban water management.  A short abstract of the contents of this paper: Semi-structured interviews with 47 key actors were conducted in Swedish … Continue reading

Drought, Sustainability, and the Law

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com]  Robert W. Adler of the .J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, recently published an excellent article on „Drought, Sustainability, and the Law.“  This article is part of our Water Sustainability Month feature articles.  The introduction to this article reads: Drought has plagued human societies for millennia, sometimes causing serious economic impacts and … Continue reading

Facts and Perspectives of Water Reservoirs in Central Asia: A Special Focus on Uzbekistan

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] Shavkat Rakhmatullaev (Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Melioration) , Frédéric Huneau (Université de Bordeaux) and others listed in the citation have published an article on the facts and perspectives of water reservoirs in Central Asia, with a special focus on Uzbekistan.  This article is a Water Sustainability Month focus article on Facultas. The political … Continue reading

Estimating Green Water Footprints in a Temperate Environment

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com]  Tim Hess of Cranfield University published an excellent article titled „Estimating Green Water Footprints in a Temperate Environment.“  The abstract reads: The “green” water footprint (GWF) of a product is often considered less important than the “blue” water footprint (BWF) as “green” water generally has a low, or even negligible, opportunity cost. However, when … Continue reading

Contamination of the Conchos River in Mexico: Does It Pose a Health Risk to Local Residents?

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] A Water Sustainability Month feature article by Hector Rubio-Arias 1, César Quintana, Jorge Jimenez-Castro, Ray Quintana (College of Zoo-technology and Ecology, Autonomous University of Chihuahua) and Melida Gutierrez (Missouri State University) reviews the contamination of the Conchos River in Mexico in terms of potential health risks to residents in the area.  The abstract of … Continue reading

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