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Water and Sanitation Interlinkages across the 2030 A...

This UN-Water Analytical Brief analyses the central role of water and sanitation to describe the links and interdependencies between the targets of Sustainable Development Goal 6 on water and sanit...

Towards a Worldwide Assessment of Freshwater Quality

The world is facing a water quality challenge. Serious and increasing pollution of fresh water in both developing and developed countries poses a growing risk to public health, food security, biodi...

UN-Water Status Report on the Application of Integra...

The Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development marks 20 years since the historic Earth Summit1
that was instrumental in laying the foundations and charting the course for contemp...

The Manager’s Non-Revenue Water Handbook

Most developed countries have a solid infrastructure and established operational practices for managing and controlling non-revenue water (NRW). This is not always the case in developing countries;...

Vulnerability of the Drinking Water Resources of the...

This article deals with pollution/toxicology in an archaeological frame. Although the Nabataeans had created
a highly sophisticated water supply system, the water sources feeding the system can, a...

The Water Cycle in the Sustainable Development Goals

Water and sanitation are at the very core of sustainable development. Safe drinking water and adequate sanitation and
hygiene are pillars of human health and well-being. In addition to domestic pu...

Water Diplomacy: A Tool for Enhancing Water Peace an...

Latest developments at the United Nations, in New York, mark the next two years
(2012&2013) as “The Years of Water and Environment 2012 and “the Year of Water
Diplomacy”.
In this regard ‘a Techn...

Over Exploitation of Groundwater in the Centre of Am...

Jordan faces a sincere water crisis. Groundwater is the major water resource in
Jordan and most of the ground water systems are already exploited beyond their estimated
safe yield. The Amman Zarq...

Water Scarcity

Water scarcity has risen sharply up the EU policy agenda and will form a core focus for the Commission’s ‘Blueprint Safeguard Europe’s Waters’ in 2012. This briefing sets out key findings from rese...

Modeling of Groundwater Recharge by Rainwater Harves...

Wadi Bayer is one of Jordan's desertic areas with very low precipitation and limited water resources. It is a
typical example of the Jordanian water scarcity chronic condition. Groundwater recharg...