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Drought management and the impact onpublic water systems

report on a colloquium sponsored by the Water Science and Technology Board, September 5, 1985.

by Colloquium on Drought Management and Its Impact on Public Water Systems (1985 Boulder, Colo.)

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Water Science and TechnologyBoard.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21256487M
ISBN 100309036860
OCLC/WorldCa84526322

Drought and Water Crises: Science, Technology, and Management Issues is an attempt to explain the complexities of drought and the role of science, technology, and management in resolving many of the perplexing issues associated with drought management and the world’s expanding water crises. Tremendous advances have been. –Ensure that water remains high on the national agenda –“smart” water management –all citizens/users to understand & appreciate the importance of water and work together to deal with the current drought conditions being experienced currently across six Provinces –all stakeholders to participate in active water management.

  TDEC has developed a guidance document on the necessary elements of a drought management plan for community water systems. The purpose of the guide is to promote and increase preparedness so that a drought’s adverse impacts would be mitigated. The guidance includes suggested drought management planning steps. Water Treatment Devices Impacted By Drought. A great number of well water owners use various kinds of water treatment systems to achieve drinkable water from their water wells. These include iron filters, water softeners, chlorinators, sediment filters, ozone generators and UV sterilizers to name a few.

Drought is thought by some to have caused migrations of early humans. In India and China drought has periodically brought widespread privation and death. In lack of rainfall devastated the Great Plains of the United States; called the Dust Bowl, its area spread . Drought is a subtle, insidious natural hazard that is a normal part of the climate of virtually all regions of the world. Its occurrence results in a myriad of economic, social, and environmental impacts in developed as well as developing nations, although the characteristics of its impacts differ considerably between the two settings.


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