May

Turning water from a cause of conflict into a driving force for peace and security

Switzerland calls for the Blue Peace to avoid potential conflicts around the transboundary waters during this pandemic...

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Hydrology of the Transboundary Drin River Basin

While searching for material on the Drin River Basin for one of my classes I stumbled across this brief report by Elisabeta Poci for one of Dr. David Maidment's classes (GIS in Water Resources) at the University of Texas at Austin in December 2011.

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Transboundary Assessments of Water Quality in the Pacific Northwest

The USGS has been studying the baseline water-quality of transboundary rivers in the Pacific Northwest to facilitate future assessments of potential impatcs related to upstream mining activities

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https://phys.org/news/2020-05-shrub-encroachment-grasslands-groundwater-recharge.html

Grasslands across the globe, which support the majority of the world's grazing animals, have been transitioning to shrublands in a process that scientists call "woody plant encroachment."

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"Transformational" Change In Water Focus Post-pandemic

The 2020 Covid-19 pandemic could increase developing countries and development partners’ focus on water and WASH and trigger transformational change in some countries, according to a report commissioned by the United Kingdom government.

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Digital Water Will Increase Efficiency in the Water and Wastewater Industries

Digital water technologies will innovate and drive forward new solutions in the water and wastewater industries. The new IDTechEx report, "Digital Water Networks 2020-2030", discusses the players, technologies, and market opportunities for this exciting new technology area.

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Water allocation in a transboundary context

Water allocation, which is the allocation in terms of quantity, quality or timing of water resources between and within different sectors and for different uses, is one of the biggest challenges in water management and protection. Increasing demands on water from different sectors, growing water scarcity and climate variability have led to a growing global interest in the topic of water allocation, particularly in a transboundary context, as competition over shared water resources rises.

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The Permanent Okavango River Basin Water Commission (OKACOM)

This quarterly newsletter is a collation of updates of the progress of the joint efforts of members states, International Cooperation Partners (ICPs), Community based organisations, NGOs and implementing partners on achieving this vision.

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Inteligencia artificial para la gestión de masas de agua transfronterizas en el sur de África

En todo el mundo hay más de 263 cuencas hidrográficas y 300 acuíferos transfronterizos, es decir, que cruzan las fronteras de dos o más países. Las personas que dependen de dichos recursos tienen una estrecha relación a nivel transfronterizo y regional, ya que el uso compartido de los recursos hídricos da lugar a interdependencias de tipo hidrológico, económico y social.

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