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Mitigation of arsenic contamination in drinking water-supplies of Bangladesh - the case of Chapai Nawabganj (English)

Widespread naturally-occurring arsenic contamination of shallow groundwater is a major challenge in relation to safe drinking-water provision in Bangladesh - and the most obvious alternative of surface water sources carries the risk of serious microbiological pollution and necessitates treatment facilities often exceeding local financial resources and operational capacity. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 51823 OCT 01, 2010

Tuinhof, Albert; Kemper, Karin 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

India - Lucknow city : ground water resource use and strategic planning needs (English)

This case profile comprises a diagnosis of the groundwater resource situation in Lucknow city, the Uttar Pradesh (UP) state capital, which can be regarded in many ways as indicative of the position of most rapidly-expanding cities and large towns on the Gangetic plain. ... See More +

Brief 51828 APR 01, 2009

Foster, Stephen; Choudhary, N. K.; 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

India - A hydrogeologic and socioeconomic evaluation of community-based groundwater resource management : the case of Hivre Bazaar in Maharashtra (English)

In the hard-rock terrains of peninsular India groundwater resource management cannot be generally achieved through policy and regulatory actions by government, given the extremely large numbers of individually small users and the limited institutional capacity which needs to be focused on that small proportion of critical aquifers at risk of irreversible degradation. ... See More +

Brief 51827 FEB 01, 2009

Foster, Stephen; Mandavkar, Yugandhar; Shrikant, Limaye; Msangi, Siwa; Disclosed

Controlling groundwater abstraction and related environmental degradation in metropolitan Bangkok - Thailand (English)

This case history is presented as an important example of progressive, adaptive, and eventually successful, control of groundwater abstraction using a regulatory approach and economic tools when faced with associated environmental degradation. ... See More +

Brief 51825 JUN 01, 2008

Buapeng, Somkid; Foster, Stephen 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

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

Argentina : integrated approaches to groundwater resource conservation in the Mendoza Aquifers (English)

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, 2005

Foster, Stephen; Garduno, Hector Spanish

Kenya - The role of groundwater in the water-supply of greater Nairobi : Kenia - El papel del agua subterranea en el abastecimiento de agua del gran Nairobi (Spanish)

In this paper, the authors show that an element of groundwater planning and management will be essential if the groundwater in Greater Nairobi is to play a more optimum and cost-effective role in the overall water-supply system. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38813 MAR 01, 2005

English Disclosed

Kenya - The role of groundwater in the water-supply of greater Nairobi (English)

In this paper, the authors show that an element of groundwater planning and management will be essential if the groundwater in Greater Nairobi is to play a more optimum and cost-effective role in the overall water-supply system. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38813 MAR 01, 2005

Spanish Disclosed

Brazil, Kenya : subsurface dams to augment groundwater storage in basement terrain for human subsistence (English)

The objective of these initiatives was to evaluate the technical strategy, social benefits and economic effectiveness of so-called subsurface dams to augment aquifer storage in semi-arid basement terrains with very limited natural groundwater and high drought propensity. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38805 DEC 01, 2004

Foster, Stephen; Tuinhof, Albert Disclosed

Brazil, Kenya : subsurface dams to augment groundwater storage in basement terrain for human subsistence : Brasil, Kenia : presas sub-superficiales para aumentar el almacenamiento de agua subterranea en terrenos con basamento para la subsistencia humana (English)

The objective of these initiatives was to evaluate the technical strategy, social benefits and economic effectiveness of so-called subsurface dams to augment aquifer storage in semi-arid basement terrains with very limited natural groundwater and high drought propensity. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38805 DEC 01, 2004

Foster, Stephen; Tuinhof, Albert Disclosed

Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina : 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 DEC 01, 2004

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

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Mitigation of arsenic contamination in drinking water-supplies of Bangladesh - the case of Chapai Nawabganj (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 51823 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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
India - Lucknow city : ground water resource use and strategic planning needs (English)
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APR 01, 2009 51828 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
India - A hydrogeologic and socioeconomic evaluation of community-based groundwater resource management : the case of Hivre Bazaar in Maharashtra (English)
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FEB 01, 2009 51827 Brief
Controlling groundwater abstraction and related environmental degradation in metropolitan Bangkok - Thailand (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 51825 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
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)
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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
Argentina : integrated approaches to groundwater resource conservation in the Mendoza Aquifers (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 38806 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish
Kenya - The role of groundwater in the water-supply of greater Nairobi : Kenia - El papel del agua subterranea en el abastecimiento de agua del gran Nairobi (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2005 38813 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Kenya - The role of groundwater in the water-supply of greater Nairobi (English)
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MAR 01, 2005 38813 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish
Brazil, Kenya : subsurface dams to augment groundwater storage in basement terrain for human subsistence (English)
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DEC 01, 2004 38805 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Brazil, Kenya : subsurface dams to augment groundwater storage in basement terrain for human subsistence : Brasil, Kenia : presas sub-superficiales para aumentar el almacenamiento de agua subterranea en terrenos con basamento para la subsistencia humana (English)
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DEC 01, 2004 38805 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina : the Guarani aquifer initiative for transboundary groundwater management (English)
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DEC 01, 2004 38809 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Portuguese, Spanish