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Integrated Water Resources Management

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

Abstract

Since the 1980s, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) has become the most often espoused paradigm for the management of water resources. The most widely used definition of IWRM is that of the Global Water Partnership. IRWM is a process which promotes the coordinated development and management of water, land, and related resources, in order to maximize the resultant economic and social welfare in an equitable manner without compromising the sustainability of vital ecosystems.

Keywords

Integrate Water Resource Management Manage Aquifer Recharge Wastewater Reuse Multiple Criterion Decision Analysis Multiple Criterion Decision Analysis 
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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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