Water Resources and Sustainable Development

Edited by
January 2024
338 pages
  • ISBN978-3-0365-9974-8 (Hardback)
  • ISBN978-3-0365-9973-1 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Water Resources and Sustainable Development that was published in

Biology & Life Sciences
Chemistry & Materials Science
Environmental & Earth Sciences
Public Health & Healthcare

This Reprint is designed to serve as a platform for researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to disseminate their most recent findings, innovative ideas, and effective strategies to address the critical issue of water security. This volume encompasses sixteen chapters, organized into four principal thematic areas: Hydrochemical Characteristics and Water Quality, Impact of Human Activities on Water Resources, Water Management Strategies, and Technological Applications for Water Resource Management. By amalgamating a diverse range of studies across various geographical and contextual backgrounds, this Reprint provides a sweeping overview of the current state of water resource management and its pivotal role in sustainable development.

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arid and semiarid area; quantitative assessment; groundwater; floor water inrush hazard; northwest China; hydrochemical characteristics; rock weathering; water quality evaluation; human health risk assessment; Danjiang River source; virtual water; inequality index of virtual water transfer; water rights allocation; chemical mass balance; protection limits; total maximum daily loads; water; quality allocation; water quality index; water resource protection; leadership roles; local authority; river basin; sustainable development; rainfall/runoff variation; surface water resources; evolution characteristics; attribution analysis; trend prediction; North China Plain over-exploitation area; groundwater suitability; irrigation; fuzzy logic; GIS; water quality; water management; Kuwait; arid region; transboundary river basins; base value; ecological compensation standard; spillover value; cost; Lancang–Mekong River Basin; Ulan Buh Desert; vegetation coverage; pixel binary model; groundwater depth; correlation coefficient; water allocation model; reservoir optimization; effective storage ratio; linear programming; water resources management; Han River Basin; collaborative governance; water resources; water conservancy facilities; socio-economic development; water resource carrying capacity; TOPSIS model; barrier degree; Markov model; Celle–Yutian Oasis; water resources; management; challenges; opportunities; wastewater; desalination; conventional; nonconventional; harvesting; water sustainability; water distribution network; water management; digitalization; digital hydraulic model; digital elevation model; MCM-41; antibiotics; rapidly adsorption; wastewater; Irkutsk Reservoir; major ions; trace elements; monitoring; water quality index; water resources management; hydrochemical characteristics; water quality protection; hydrological processes; climate change; human activities; technological innovations