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Water 2014, 6(10), 2898-2928; doi:10.3390/w6102898

Water Scarcity in Cyprus: A Review and Call for Integrated Policy

School of Computing and Technology, University of West London, St Mary's Road, London W5 5RF, UK
Department of Mathematics, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
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Received: 30 June 2014 / Revised: 3 September 2014 / Accepted: 9 September 2014 / Published: 29 September 2014
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This article is a study of water scarcity in Cyprus, examining the implications on the demand and supply side of water under the transformations caused by economic development, urbanisation and environmental changes. Measures and actions taken by water stakeholders to tackle the water poverty issue are discussed and assessed, together with possible future solution methods. In the light of the success of global climate models to forecast future conditions and advances in integrated management tools, the suggestion here is the need for a global systems approach to help guide policy decisions. View Full-Text
Keywords: Cyprus; water scarcity; water resources; water policy; water management Cyprus; water scarcity; water resources; water policy; water management

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Sofroniou, A.; Bishop, S. Water Scarcity in Cyprus: A Review and Call for Integrated Policy. Water 2014, 6, 2898-2928.

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