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India - Groundwater governance case study (English)

Groundwater comprises 97 percent of the worlds readily accessible freshwater and provides the rural, urban, industrial and irrigation water supply needs of 2 billion people around the world. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 71727 JUN 01, 2011

Garduno, Hector; Romani, Saleem; Sengupta, Buba; Tuinhof, Albert; Davis, Richard Disclosed

Conjunctive use of groundwater and surface water : from spontaneous coping strategy to adaptive resource management (English)

The aim of this overview is to provide a strategic guide to current practices of conjunctive use of groundwater and surface water resources for both irrigated agriculture and urban water-supply in the developing world and the great potential that planned conjunctive use has as an adaptation strategy to accelerated climate change. ... See More +

Brief 57556 JAN 01, 2010

Foster, Stephen; Steenbergen, Frank van; Zuleta, Javier; Garduno, Hector Disclosed

Groundwater governance : conceptual framework for assessment of provisions and needs (English)

The aim of this overview is to provide a concise outline guide to governance provisions as they relate to the groundwater resource base. It deals with the assessment of current governance status and identification of future governance needs in relation to the efficient and sustainable use of groundwater resources as a water-supply source and by dependent ecosystems, and their effective management and quality protection against quasi-irreversible degradation. ... See More +

Brief 57555 JAN 01, 2010

Foster, Stephen; Garduno, Hector; Tuinhof, Albert; Tovey, Catherine Disclosed

Sustainable groundwater irrigation : approaches to reconciling demand with resources (English)

The aim of this paper is to provide a strategic overview of a decade of experience in supporting public administrations in their efforts to confront excessive groundwater resource exploitation for agricultural irrigation. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 59700 JAN 01, 2010

Garduno, Hector; Foster, Stephen Disclosed

Urban groundwater use policy : balancing the benefits and risks in developing nations (English)

This overview provides a strategic assessment of trends in the public and private use of groundwater for urban water-supply in developing cities - and an analysis of its benefits to users and the broader community, its risks in terms of compromising resource sustainability and of public-health hazard arising from urban pollution, and its implications as regards water utility investments. ... See More +

Brief 57557 JAN 01, 2010

Foster, Stephen; Hirata, Ricardo; Misra, Smita; Garduno, Hector Disclosed

Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina : the Guarani aquifer initiative for transboundary groundwater management : A iniciativa do programa sistema aquífero guarani : rumo a gestão prática da água subterrânea em um contexto transfronteiriço (Portuguese)

This case profile provides a summary and vision of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded Guarani Aquifer Program for groundwater resource sustainability and environmental protection which is valued at US $26.7 million with 50 percent from GEF. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38809 NOV 01, 2009

Foster,Stephen; Garduno,Hector; Kemper,Karin Erika English, Spanish Disclosed

Groundwater resource accounting : critical for effective management in a 'changing world' (English)

Groundwater resource accounting provides the essential technical foundation for making sound management decisions. While normally expressed in terms of the 'groundwater balance' of a specified 'groundwater body' between recharge (replenishment) and discharge (including use) it is most important to realize that it is the detailed understanding and breakdown of the components of this balance which provide vital information for management. ... See More +

Brief 51785 OCT 01, 2009

Foster, Stephen; Perry, Chris; Hirata, Ricardo; Garduno, Hector Disclosed

Addressing groundwater depletion through community-based management actions in the weathered granitic basement aquifer of drought-prone Andhra Pradesh - India (English)

Some 85 percent of the land-area of Andhra Pradesh is underlain by the weathered granitic basement 'hard-rock' aquifer system, which forms extensive but shallow (low-storage and easily depleted) groundwater bodies. ... See More +

Brief 51824 APR 01, 2009

Garduno, Hector; Foster, Stephen; Raj, Pradeep; Steenbergen, Frank van Disclosed

Argentina : integrated approaches to groundwater resource conservation in the Mendoza Aquifers : Argentina : enfoque de gestion integrada para la conservacion del agua subterranea en los Acuiferos de Mendoza (Spanish)

This case profile relates to advice provided to the DGI-Mendoza (the state water regulatory agency) in support of their technical and institutional efforts to conserve and protect critical groundwater resources in an arid region with the work having been undertaken in liaison with the provincial environmental ministry. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38806 JUN 01, 2008

Foster, Stephen; Garduno, Hector English Disclosed

Economic impacts of sanitation in Cambodia : a five-country study conducted in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, the Philippines, and Vietnam under the Economics of Sanitation Initiative (ESI) (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

The sanitation impact study, initiated by the World Bank water and sanitation program, aims to generate sound evidence on the negative impacts of existing sanitation and hygiene conditions and the potential benefits of improvements in sanitation and hygiene in Cambodia. ... See More +

Working Paper 44295 FEB 01, 2008

Foster,Stephen; Garduno,Hector; Kemper,Karin Erika; Koundouri,Phoebe; Nanni,Marcella; Tuinhof,Albert Disclosed

Economic impacts of sanitation in Cambodia : a five-country study conducted in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, the Philippines, and Vietnam under the Economics of Sanitation Initiative (ESI) : Executive summary (English)

The sanitation impact study, initiated by the World Bank water and sanitation program, aims to generate sound evidence on the negative impacts of existing sanitation and hygiene conditions and the potential benefits of improvements in sanitation and hygiene in Cambodia. ... See More +

Working Paper 44295 JAN 01, 2008

Foster,Stephen; Garduno,Hector; Kemper,Karin Erika; Koundouri,Phoebe; Nanni,Marcella; Tuinhof,Albert Disclosed

India - Confronting the groundwater management challenge in the Deccan traps country of Maharashtra (English)

The drought-prone interior of Maharashtra state is especially dependent on groundwater resources for both rural drinking water-supply and for subsistence and commercial irrigated agriculture. ... See More +

Brief 44361 SEP 01, 2007

Foster, Stephen; Garduno, Hector; Tuinhof, Albert; Spanish Disclosed

India - Confronting the groundwater management challenge in the Deccan traps country of Maharashtra : India - Enfrentando el reto de la gestión del agua subterránea del acuífero 'Deccan traps' en Maharashtra (Spanish)

The drought-prone interior of Maharashtra state is especially dependent on groundwater resources for both rural drinking water-supply and for subsistence and commercial irrigated agriculture. ... See More +

Brief 44361 JAN 01, 2007

Foster, Stephen; Garduno, Hector; Tuinhof, Albert; English Disclosed

Groundwater use in Metropolitan Fortaleza : Brazil - evaluation of strategic importance and potential hazards (English)

This case profile interprets and extends the results of a World Bank-financed survey of water wells in the Fortaleza Metropolitan region. The survey recorded an unexpectedly large number of water wells and provides insights into the very important role played by groundwater resources in the overall water supply of one of Latin America's fastest-growing cities. ... See More +

Brief 51822 DEC 01, 2006

Foster, Stephen ; Garduno, Hector Disclosed

Groundwater development in Sub-Saharan Africa - a strategic overview of key issues and major needs : Sub-Sahara Africano - explotacion del agua subterranean : un panorama estrategico de los asuntos clave y las principales necesidades (Spanish)

The purpose of this case profile is to provide an overview of 'strategic groundwater development and management concerns' in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38816 SEP 01, 2006

Foster, Stephen;Tuinhof, Albert; Garduno, Hector English Disclosed

Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina : the Guarani aquifer initiative for transboundary groundwater management : The Guarani aquifer initiative for transboundary groundwater management (English)

This case profile provides a summary and vision of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded Guarani Aquifer Program for groundwater resource sustainability and environmental protection which is valued at US $26.7 million with 50 percent from GEF. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38809 SEP 01, 2006

Foster,Stephen; Garduno,Hector; Kemper,Karin Erika Portuguese, Spanish Disclosed

Groundwater development in Sub-Saharan Africa - a strategic overview of key issues and major needs (English)

The purpose of this case profile is to provide an overview of 'strategic groundwater development and management concerns' in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38816 SEP 01, 2006

Foster, Stephen;Tuinhof, Albert; Garduno, Hector Spanish Disclosed

Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina : the Guarani aquifer initiative for transboundary groundwater management : La iniciativa del acuifero Guarani para la gestion transfronteriza del agua subterranea (Spanish)

This case profile provides a summary and vision of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded Guarani Aquifer Program for groundwater resource sustainability and environmental protection which is valued at US $26.7 million with 50 percent from GEF. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38809 SEP 01, 2006

Foster,Stephen; Garduno,Hector; Kemper,Karin Erika English, Portuguese Disclosed

Groundwater dependent ecosystems : the challenge of balanced assessment and adequate conservation : Los ecosistemas dependientes del agua subterranean : procedimientos de caracterizacion y medidas de conservacion (Spanish)

Groundwater plays an integral role in sustaining certain types of aquatic, terrestrial and coastal ecosystems, and the associated landscapes, both in humid and arid climatic regions. ... See More +

Brief 44296 JAN 15, 2006

Foster, Stephen; Koundouri, Phoebe; Tuinhof, Albert; Kemper, Karin; Nanni, Marcella; Garduno, Hector English Disclosed

Groundwater dependent ecosystems : the challenge of balanced assessment and adequate conservation (English)

Groundwater plays an integral role in sustaining certain types of aquatic, terrestrial and coastal ecosystems, and the associated landscapes, both in humid and arid climatic regions. ... See More +

Brief 44296 JAN 15, 2006

Foster, Stephen; Koundouri, Phoebe; Tuinhof, Albert; Kemper, Karin; Nanni, Marcella; Garduno, Hector Spanish Disclosed

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India - Groundwater governance case study (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 71727 Other Environmental Study
Conjunctive use of groundwater and surface water : from spontaneous coping strategy to adaptive resource management (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 57556 Brief
Groundwater governance : conceptual framework for assessment of provisions and needs (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 57555 Brief
Sustainable groundwater irrigation : approaches to reconciling demand with resources (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 59700 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Urban groundwater use policy : balancing the benefits and risks in developing nations (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 57557 Brief
Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina : the Guarani aquifer initiative for transboundary groundwater management : A iniciativa do programa sistema aquífero guarani : rumo a gestão prática da água subterrânea em um contexto transfronteiriço (Portuguese)
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NOV 01, 2009 38809 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English, Spanish
Groundwater resource accounting : critical for effective management in a 'changing world' (English)
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OCT 01, 2009 51785 Brief
Addressing groundwater depletion through community-based management actions in the weathered granitic basement aquifer of drought-prone Andhra Pradesh - India (English)
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APR 01, 2009 51824 Brief
Argentina : integrated approaches to groundwater resource conservation in the Mendoza Aquifers : Argentina : enfoque de gestion integrada para la conservacion del agua subterranea en los Acuiferos de Mendoza (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2008 38806 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Economic impacts of sanitation in Cambodia : a five-country study conducted in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, the Philippines, and Vietnam under the Economics of Sanitation Initiative (ESI) (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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FEB 01, 2008 44295 Working Paper
Economic impacts of sanitation in Cambodia : a five-country study conducted in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, the Philippines, and Vietnam under the Economics of Sanitation Initiative (ESI) : Executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 44295 Working Paper
India - Confronting the groundwater management challenge in the Deccan traps country of Maharashtra (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 44361 Brief Spanish
India - Confronting the groundwater management challenge in the Deccan traps country of Maharashtra : India - Enfrentando el reto de la gestión del agua subterránea del acuífero 'Deccan traps' en Maharashtra (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2007 44361 Brief English
Groundwater use in Metropolitan Fortaleza : Brazil - evaluation of strategic importance and potential hazards (English)
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DEC 01, 2006 51822 Brief
Groundwater development in Sub-Saharan Africa - a strategic overview of key issues and major needs : Sub-Sahara Africano - explotacion del agua subterranean : un panorama estrategico de los asuntos clave y las principales necesidades (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2006 38816 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina : the Guarani aquifer initiative for transboundary groundwater management : The Guarani aquifer initiative for transboundary groundwater management (English)
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SEP 01, 2006 38809 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Portuguese, Spanish
Groundwater development in Sub-Saharan Africa - a strategic overview of key issues and major needs (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2006 38816 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish
Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina : the Guarani aquifer initiative for transboundary groundwater management : La iniciativa del acuifero Guarani para la gestion transfronteriza del agua subterranea (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2006 38809 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English, Portuguese
Groundwater dependent ecosystems : the challenge of balanced assessment and adequate conservation : Los ecosistemas dependientes del agua subterranean : procedimientos de caracterizacion y medidas de conservacion (Spanish)
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JAN 15, 2006 44296 Brief English
Groundwater dependent ecosystems : the challenge of balanced assessment and adequate conservation (English)
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JAN 15, 2006 44296 Brief Spanish