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From Water Scarcity to Sustainable Water Use in the West Bank, Palestine

1st Edition

By Dima Wadi Nazer

CRC Press

170 pages

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pub: 2010-05-11
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Water scarcity is increasing all over the world because of growing population and increasing demands. Countries with limited water resources are urgently in need of a new approach toward water management by shifting from the "use and dispose" approach to the "use, treat, and reuse" approach. This book proposes a framework for the sustainable m

Table of Contents

Introduction 2. Water footprint of the Palestinians in the West Bank 3. Financial, environmental and social evaluation of water mangement options 4. Optimizing irrigation water use 5. Saving water and reducing pollution in the unhairing-liming process in the leather industry 6. A strategy for sustainable water management in the West Bank, Palestine 7. Conclusions and recommendations.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply