Water resource management is the activity of planning, developing, distributing and managing the optimum use of water resources. It is a sub-set of water cycle management. Ideally, water resource management planning has regard to all the competing demands for water and seeks to allocate water on an equitable basis to satisfy all uses and demands. As with other resource management, this is rarely possible in practice.
Water is an essential resource for all life on the planet. Of the water resources on Earth only three percent of it is fresh and two-thirds of the freshwater is locked up in ice caps and glaciers. Of the remaining one percent, a fifth is in remote, inaccessible areas and much seasonal rainfall in monsoonal deluges and floods cannot easily be used. At present only about 0.08 percent of all the world’s fresh water is exploited by mankind in ever increasing demand for sanitation, drinking, manufacturing, leisure and agriculture.
Much efforts in water resource management is directed at optimising the use of water and in minimising the environmental impact of water use on the natural environment.
The room is part of Singapore’s cutting-edge water management system that combines technology, diplomacy and community involvement to help one of the most water-stressed nations in the world secure its water future.
What happened to that muck-trap that was supposed to protect the Lake Worth Lagoon from the deluge of Lake Okeechobee discharges? The trap, a 15-foot deep gash in the floor of the C-51Canal began as a noble water-management experiment.
The borehole drilling, plumbing and other issues associated with the clean water solution was project managed by Mrs H Balogun of HopeSpring water Nigeria, with a lot of assistance from members of the board of trustees of Ifeloju community.
Emergency services were called to Rudyard Lake, in Staffordshire at around 9.30pm yesterday following reports that three teenagers were spotted in the water ... Two of the boys managed to get out of the water and have been taken to hospital.
"Some communities struggle to maintain adequate stormwater infrastructure to effectively manage flood impacts from climate change and others need to upgrade their water treatment to address emerging contaminants like PFAS.".
In handling nuclear-contaminated water, accidents have occurred repeatedly, fully exposing the chaotic and disorderly internal management of TEPCO, a spokesperson of the Chinese embassy in Japan said on Feb 8.
"(This year) may be another challenging water management year on the Madison River with potentially too little water to fully meet all of the needs in the system," NorthWestern EnergyDirector of Hydro Operations Jeremy Clotfelter said in a release.
First, understand that until very recently, there was very little peer-reviewed science about water management on bottomland hardwood forests ...Second, water trapped in a static reservoir between levees does not move.
“There’s just no way they could get a contractor lined up, get utility locates done, and get in there and get it fixed in 24 hours,” Water Operations Manager Dan Hanson said ... In terms of how often a water service line leaks, it's not often.