Regional Workshop on Water Resources Assessment and Integrated Management : Water Supply and Pollution Control

United Nations Environment Programme ; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (1995)

The Workshop was aimed at the exchange of experiences in the field of water resources assessment, integrated management, water supply and pollution control among countries in the region and international Organizations. The Workshop highlighted the complexity of water issues, the strong variation of the water cycle and the impact of socio-economic activities on quality and quantity of water resources Strong emphasis was put on the changing climate conditions leading to severe extreme values of floods and droughts in both frequency and intensity. This is an important concern in integrated water resources management in service of sustainable development in each country, as well as in the region and all over the world. The water shortage and variation/change in water budgets, water pollution, water supply and drainage for urban and rural areas require to be put into the planning of land use and water management

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