Local resolution of watershed management trade-offs: The case of Cotacachi
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Chapter 15 critically examines drinking water in Cotacachi through the application of a number of mathematical models. The purpose of this study is to measure how much Cotacachi residents would be willing to pay for an increase in the quality of their water supplies. Additional concerns regard the low availability of water during the dry season.
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UNESCOThis report, with respective case studies, can be found on-line in six parts. Part I introduces background on the water crisis providing an historical overview on water policies. This first part ends with some recommendations ...
Constantinescu, Ana (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2008-03-14)World Water Day is celebrated globally on March 22 in an effort to raise awareness about the availability of clean, fresh water, a natural resource that many take for granted.