Integrated Water Resource Management and Sustainability

Authored by: Husain Najafi , Ehsan Tavakoli-Nabavi

Handbook of Engineering Hydrology

Print publication date:  March  2014
Online publication date:  March  2014

Print ISBN: 9781466552494
eBook ISBN: 9781466552500
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b16766-19

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Abstract

Nowadays, water scarcity and water quality issues have been recognized as major key concerns threatening freshwater resource availability across the globe. Added to all mismanagements caused by governance crisis as well as complexities associated with social nested systems are uncertainties embedded in ecological systems and the role of climate change which have made policymaking a real challenge for all involved actors in recent years.

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