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Author Boberg, Jill.

Title Liquid assets : how demographic changes and water management policies affect freshwater resources / Jill Boberg
Published Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corp., 2005


Description 1 online resource (xxv, 124 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Machine generated contents note: Ch. 1 Introduction -- Ch. 2 Freshwater availability -- Ch. 3 Patterns of demand for fresh water -- Ch. 4 Demographic influences on water resources -- Ch. 5 Influences of water resources on demographic variables -- Ch. 6 Approaches to sustainable water management
Summary Most writings linking demographic trends to water availability often look only at population-growth effects, treating water supplies as static and population as increasing, inexorably leading to a water-availability crisis. This report's more holistic view of the interaction between demographics and water resources considers more demographic and local water-availability variables. It focuses on conditions in developing countries, where these factors intersect with the fewest socioeconomic resources to mediate
Notes "MG-358."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-124)
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Subject Water-supply -- Developing countries
Water use -- Developing countries
Water resources development -- Developing countries
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Water Supply.
EDUCATION -- Educational Policy & Reform -- General.
Water resources development.
Water use.
Developing countries.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780833040909