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Managing Wetlands for Water Supply

  • Robert J. McInnes
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The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment emphasized that the provision of freshwater to humans is one of the most significant benefits derived from wetlands. Throughout the world, different types of wetlands play crucial roles in maintaining the supply of water to the majority of the world’s population.


Water supply Surface water Groundwater 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.RM Wetlands and Environment LtdLittleworthUK

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