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*  Urban water management in Bogotá - Wikipedia
While most of the water supply for Bogotá is supplied by rivers, there does exist groundwater that could become a considerable ... Water supply in the Bogotá metro area involves a system of watersheds that collect, store, and deliver water to the Bogotá ... Chingaza, which is Bogotá's primary source for drinking water receives its water from another watershed belonging to the ... About 6 to 7 cubic metres per second (210 to 250 cu ft/s) in total is used for irrigation. The watering of flowers in many ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_water_management_in_Bogot%C3%A1
*  Bailing out the world's fresh water bank - China.org.cn
"Groundwater makes up 95 per cent of the available fresh water on the planet," she explains. "It provides water for drinking, ... means that instead of making generalisations about groundwater recharge volumes over long stretches of a surface water system, ... reveal which sections of a riverbed will allow water to seep through the ground and estimate how much water escapes downstream ... for food production and industry -- but it also waters forests and savannahs and keeps lakes and rivers filled. When it runs ...
  http://www.china.org.cn/environment/2014-04/14/content_32087430.htm
*  Water management in Beijing - Wikipedia
There is little information on groundwater pollution, but some drinking water wells had to be shut down for "safety reasons". " ... Both rivers are dry for most of the year downstream of the reservoirs. A third river, the Wenyu River, rises in the suburbs of ... However, the reservoir still provides water for irrigation and for industrial uses that do not require high water quality. The ... overstretching the stormwater drainage system. Drinking water quality is apparently a problem as well, although the Beijing ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_management_in_Beijing
*  Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine (ESEMAG) November-December 2015 by Environmental Science and Engineering Magazine ...
Soil retaining system helps urban trees reach Controlling micro-pollutants in drinking water maturity By Eric Keshavarzi ... LID methods include groundwater infiltration, storage with subsequent re-use for irrigation, and uptake of stormwater by swales ... Mission-critical processes downstream perform better. Downtime is greatly reduced. See the system running at:. huberforum.net/ ... Instead, they are flushed directly into lakes, rivers and streams. Scientists have also found millions of microbeads in parts ...
  https://issuu.com/esemag/docs/ese_nd.15_issuu
*  Water supply and sanitation in Australia - Wikipedia
... rivers and groundwater - to environmentally sustainable levels of extraction". The government has also established Drinking ... the Victorian Water Grid with pipelines to connect Melbourne's water system with the desalination plant and Northern irrigation ... downstream of which water is diverted by the Clarendon Weir via a tunnel to the Happy Valley Reservoir on the Field River; The ... "Water and Public Policy". Consumer's Guide to Drinking Water. Cooperative Research Centre for Water Quality and Treatment. May ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_supply_and_sanitation_in_Australia
*  Environmental impact of irrigation - Wikipedia
... rising water tables increased storage of groundwater that may be used for irrigation, municipal, household and drinking water ... An irrigation scheme draws water from groundwater, rivers, lakes or overland flow, and distributes it over an area. ... The downstream quality of the groundwater may deteriorate in a similar way as the downstream drainage water and have similar ... drainage and drainage system is needed as drainage water moves through the soil profile it may dissolve nutrients (either ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_impact_of_irrigation
*  Toward a Healthy Sustainable Food System
VOCs, pesticides, nitrate, and their mixtures in groundwater used for drinking water in the United States. Environ Sci Technol ... 23 Fertilizer-derived nutrients from agricultural runoff contaminate streams and rivers and cause "dead zones" downstream, ... Water Use. Industrial agriculture requires extensive irrigation. Corn and soy are particularly heavy users among plants. ... The US Geological Survey found 70% of domestic and public drinking water well samples to be contaminated with at least 1 ...
  https://www.apha.org/policies-and-advocacy/public-health-policy-statements/policy-database/2014/07/29/12/34/toward-a-healthy-sustainable-food-system
*  Drinking water supply and sanitation in the United States - Wikipedia
Orange County Groundwater Replenishment System. Orange County Groundwater Replenishment System Case Study Archived 2012-03-31 ... built pipelines to supply drinking water from rivers or lakes. However, the drinking water was initially not treated, since the ... sustainable water sources such as reclaimed water for irrigation, local groundwater and desalination during drought periods, ... from the Colorado River further downstream at Lake Havasu through the Central Arizona Project. Los Angeles obtains about half ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drinking_water_supply_and_sanitation_in_the_United_States
*  AQUASTAT - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
The groundwater resources are famous for their quality as mineral drinking water and are also used for medical purposes. The ... The irrigation potential is estimated at 3.2 million ha. In the last century, irrigation was concentrated alongside the rivers ... About 100 km downstream of the border it joins the Kura River, which continues to flow southeast towards the Caspian Sea. The ... The inefficient use of water and the heavy water losses in irrigation represent major problems for water resources and soils. ...
  http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/countries_regions/AZE/index.stm
*  Water Quality and Flow Rate Monitoring - Environmental Monitor
... water is often withdrawn from surface and groundwater sources and used for purposes such ... Drinking Water At Fault in Hundreds of Illnesses and 13 Deaths in 2013 and 2014 Recent reports from the CDC identify drinking ... and water quality conditions of rivers and streams must be closely monitored - as withdrawing too much water can cause reduced ... The flow rate of a stream or river is measured by the speed at which a volume of water is traveling downstream. Discharge is ...
  http://www.fondriest.com/news/water-quality-and-flow-rate-monitoring-during-water-withdrawal.htm
*  shamskm.com: Sewage Water Pollution
However, only 1% of the water resource is available as fresh water (i.e., surface water-rivers, lakes, reams, and ground water ... drainage system causing pollution in downstream areas. Sewage and not the industrial pollution accounts for more than 75 per ... to groundwater aquifer may serve as a source of groundwater recharge. In some regions, 50-70 percent of irrigation water may ... lack of safe drinking water facilities. Further deaths due to water borne diseases are second only to malnutrition. It is ...
  http://shamskm.com/env/sewage-water-pollution.html
*  AQUASTAT - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
Sugar cane irrigation scheme downstream of Mnjoli dam. IUCN, Harare.. Mwendera, E.J., Manyatsi, A.M., Magwenzi, O., Dhlamini, S ... while the Rural Water Supply Branch is responsible for water supply and sanitation in rural areas. The Groundwater Unit of the ... The high temperatures and the lack of alternative water supply sources mean that people use the rivers and streams for swimming ... washing and drinking. Domestic animals use the same water and contaminate it, increasing the risk of transmitting infections to ...
  http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/countries_regions/SWZ/index.stm
*  Abandoned mine drainages in Colorado - Wikipedia
The Argo Tunnel discharges water with a pH between 2 and 3, which is below both water quality and drinking water standards. On ... Residents were advised to have their water tested, to keep domestic animals away from the rivers, and not to fish or swim in ... Acid mine drainage results when surface and ground water combine with sulfuric rock from the mines, causing a sulfuric acid. ... Shortly after they started, pressure overwhelmed the blockage and the water began flowing downstream into the San Juan River ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abandoned_mine_drainages_in_Colorado
*  Little Cottonwood Creek - Wikipedia
Sources include snowmelt, storm water, ground water, irrigation return, and water imported from the Jordan River. The effect ... A system of diversions for withdrawal of irrigation water began to be developed on many Wasatch Front streams soon after ... The water needs of irrigators downstream from the canyon mouths are satisfied with water diverted out of the Jordan River and ... more of the water in valley streams was needed for drinking and domestic purposes. To meet domestic needs, water is withdrawn ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Cottonwood_Creek
*  G1696 Water Source Development for Irrigation Systems | University of Missouri Extension
Water sources. Three types of water sources exist for irrigation systems: surface water, ground water and public water. You ... The well pump would pump water into the intermediate storage, and the irrigation system pump would pump water from the storage ... rivers, lake, wells, springs or other water sources are considered major water users. Missouri Water Law (Section 256.400-430 ... water is suitable for irrigation. Softening and iron removal recommended for drinking water. ...
  http://outreach.missouri.edu/publications/DisplayPrinterFriendlyPub.aspx?P=G1696
*  Ecology and Society: Urban water sustainability: framework and application
Urban water sustainability: framework and application. Ecology and Society 21(4):4.http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-08685-210404 ... The severe decline in flow of these two major rivers forced Beijing to exploit groundwater to meet its soaring water demand ( ... 1). Within a coupled system, quantity and quality of both surface water and groundwater are affected by multiple interactive ... Such rural-urban interactions affect water dynamics. For example, the Miyun Reservoir provides drinking water for the urban ...
  https://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol21/iss4/art4/
*  Water supply and sanitation in Iraq - Wikipedia
Furthermore, animal waste and septic tanks pollute the drinking water network.(11) Iraq is fed by two major rivers, the Tigris ... Turkey has stated that it would only guarantee a flow downstream from the dam of 15.75 km³/a (500 m³/s) of Euphrates water ... In many parts of northern Iraq, groundwater is the sole resource and therefore plays a significant role in agriculture, water ... New Eden Master Plan for Integrated Water Resources Management in the Marshlands Area. 2006. 18. Aquastat. Irrigation in the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_supply_and_sanitation_in_Iraq
*  Water resources management in modern Egypt - Wikipedia
... but nowadays is used primarily for irrigation and to supply Alexandria with drinking water. Irrigation canals are classified ... thus providing a high level of regulation in the river basin compared to other regulated rivers in the world. Downstream of the ... Egyptian Water Use Management Project (EWUP), 1984. Improving Egypt's Irrigation System in the Old Lands, Final Report. ... Furthermore, it aimed to increase the re-use of drainage water and the use of groundwater. On the demand side, water release to ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_resources_management_in_modern_Egypt
*  Glossary definitions - European Environment Agency
Most water is used for irrigation or treatment to produce drinking water. Depending on the environmental legislation in the ... Over abstraction can lead to rivers drying up or the level of groundwater aquifers reducing unacceptably. The science of ... Shared Environmental Information System (SEIS) More networks EU partners International cooperation European Topic Centres (ETCs ... Downstream reaches - 20 Mar 2007 A reach is an expanse, or widening, of a stream or river channel. This commonly occurs after ...
  https://www.eea.europa.eu/archived/archived-content-water-topic/wise-help-centre/glossary-definitions
*  Hydrologic Boundary Articles on Environmental XPRT
Dammed drinking water reservoirs with their catchment areas and the downstream rivers are dynamic systems that change ... including hydropower production and water supply for irrigation purposes. The developed system runs on ... ... An investigation on the effect of geometric shape of streams on stream/ground water interactions and ground water flow Ground ... For this purpose, comprehensive ground water flow models are developed incorporating surface/ground water interactions. ...
  https://www.environmental-expert.com/articles/keyword-hydrologic-boundary-104641
*  Harike Wetland - Wikipedia
... which acts as the Headworks for irrigation and drinking water supplies, through the Ferozepur, Rajasthan and Makku feeder ... The headworks is located downstream of the confluence of the Beas and Sutlej rivers. The rich biodiversity of the wetland which ... The periphery of the lake is surrounded by agricultural land and the wetland is reported to be rich in ground water resources. ... The Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) was once found in great numbers in the Indus river system before its population dwindled and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harike_Wetland
*  Loktak Lake - Wikipedia
It serves as a source of water for hydropower generation, irrigation and drinking water supply. The lake is also a source of ... The ground water potential has been assessed estimated around 44 hm3 (36,000 acre⋅ft) per annum. Several water resources ... water conductor system for trans-basin diversion comprising an open channel of 2.323 km (1.443 mi) length, a cut and cover ... The five major rivers with indirect catchment area of 7,157 km2 (2,763 sq mi) are the Imphal (also called the Manipur River), ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loktak_Lake
*  Water resources - Wikipedia
Sustainable management of water resources (including provision of safe and reliable supplies for drinking water and irrigation ... This is especially significant in karst areas where pot-holes and underground rivers are common. Groundwater is fresh water ... An increasing dimension to consider is the flexibility of the water supply system. Water portal Deficit irrigation Flexible ... and water retained in a river to maintain waterway health would not be available to water abstractors downstream. The concept ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_resources
*  Finding the Source: The Coming Freshwater Crisis is Already Here | Water Scarcity | Water Resources
While the supply of fresh water is limited, both the world's population and demand for the resource continues to expand ... by ... Fresh water is emerging as the most critical resource issue facing humanity. ... What little water trickles back into rivers and streams after irrigation is often severely degraded by excess nutrients, higher ... Excessive pumping of ground water has caused water depletion and consequent decline in water levels (Tacio, 1994). In less than ...
  https://www.scribd.com/document/105030321/Finding-the-Source-The-Coming-Freshwater-Crisis-is-Already-Here
*  Environmental issues in Fresno, California - Wikipedia
... there are several seasonal rivers and streams controlled by the amount of water let out by California's vast dam system, but ... The Safe Drinking Water Act in 1996 required water suppliers to notify public if tap water or the city's watershed is dangerous ... Rain water plays an important role in the health of crops, but water that is pumped into the farms through irrigation ... In the last 80 years since the city of Fresno has used groundwater as a water source, the water level has dropped from 30 feet ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_issues_in_Fresno,_California