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Introduction

  • Robert Maliva
  • Thomas Missimer
Chapter
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Abstract

There is growing recognition that water supply has become an ever more difficult global challenge. Water has been described as “the defining crisis of the twenty-first century” (Pearce, When rivers run dry, Beacon Press, Massachusetts, 2006). Solomon (Water: The epic struggle for wealth, power and civilization, Harper Collins, New York, 2010) proclaimed that

water scarcity is cleaving an explosive fault line between freshwater Haves and Have-Nots across the political, economic, and social global landscapes of the twenty-first century.

Keywords

Water Resource Water Supply Water Scarcity Water Policy Manage Aquifer Recharge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Maliva
    • 1
  • Thomas Missimer
    • 2
  1. 1.Schlumberger Water ServicesFort MyersUSA
  2. 2. Water Desalination and Reuse CenterKing Abdullah University of Science and TechnologyThuwalSaudi Arabia

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