Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities

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  • Author : Sangam Shrestha
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 542 pages
  • ISBN : 0128031670
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Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities

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Groundwater contributes to the sustainable development of many Asian cities by providing water for domestic, industrial and agricultural uses and regulating ecosystem flows. However, groundwater has not always been properly managed, which often has resulted in depletion and degradation of the resource. Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities presents the up-to-date scientific knowledge on groundwater environment in fourteen Asian cities using Driver-Pressure-State-Impact-Response (DPSIR) framework. In detail the book presents the facts and figures of groundwater dependency, problems related to groundwater over

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