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    Integrated water management Integrated water management (IWM) of storm water has the potential to address many of the issues affecting the health of waterways and water supply challenges facing the modern urban city. Also known as low impact development (LID) in the United States, or Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) in Australia, IWM has the potential to improve runoff quality, reduce the risk and impact of flooding and deliver an additional water resource to augment potable supply. The development of the modern city often results in increased demands for water supply due to population growth, while at the same time altered runoff predicted by climate change has the potential to increase the volume of storm water that can contribute to drainage…

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    Water, a natural resource deemed to be a right, is fast depleting. Our planet’s fresh water reserves present an unfavorable picture, with only 1% out of 3% accessible for direct human use. This scarcity, fueled by unequal distribution amongst countries caused by geographical and political obstacles, raises the potential of “water wars”. Such concerns are exacerbated by uncontrollable population growth, pollution due to industrialization and modernization, and climate change. A new approach to…

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    the demands of water supply to individual households. Along with variations of local climates, factors such as financial and political aspects, has triggered major disruptions in the process of urban water management (Grigg, 2012). That is why an organised and efficient use of an Integrated Water Cycle Management system is critical. Normally, services for drinking water, wastewater and sewerage have been separate entities to each other, each having their own government regulations, laws and…

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    CHANGING POLICIES, CHANGING FARM MANAGEMENT CANTERBURY WATER MANAGEMENT STRATEGY In 2009 the Canterbury Water Management Strategy was introduced. It focuses on a collaborative approach to addressing water issues, with partnerships between the Canterbury regional and local councils, Ngai Tahu and other stakeholders, with interests in water. The CWMS identified ten water management zones. Each zone has a committee comprised of community appointees and council representatives. It intends to…

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    Water is the world’s most critical resource, sustaining life while enabling economic and social development. The necessity of water for human development is highlighted by the copious amounts of water used on a daily basis in agricultural practices and in order to manufacture consumables, process and extract minerals, generate power, as well as process food and beverages. However, many countries now face challenges of growing water demands as a result of not only increased economic growth but…

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    1. The Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) Ballast water management is defined as the “mechanical, physical, chemical, and biological processes, either singularly or in combination, to remove, render harmless, or avoid the uptake or discharge of Harmful Aquatic Organisms and Pathogens (HAOP) within Ballast Water and Sediments. (IMO, 2004) In February 2004, the IMO adopted the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments (the Ballast Water…

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    Why does the company need to follow the “Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord”? Water is necessary in dairy farm activities for growing grass, washing down milking areas and cooling the milk. Being an area of low annual rainfall in Hastings District, the company is applying for water rights to use the water from a local river. The river has acceptable microbiological water quality currently although several tributaries have high numbers of indicator bacteria. The National Policy Statement for…

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    Irrigation In Yuma

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    desert and there was a lot of flat land and a good source of water. So farmers came to Yuma to try and grow there crops. Eventually there were at least 5000 people in Yuma but there were so many farmers it was harder to share and give water to one another.The canals guided the water to the farmers and then the canals created jobs for the people living here. Such as irrigators, people to maintain them and also take the water request cards that way farmers can get there water to grow crops and…

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    knowledge about the potential frequency of large rainfalls is sufficient to warrant immediate changes in the methods used to design and manage storm water-related infrastructure.” The WICCI has determined that it is likely that Wisconsin will experience “wetter conditions and high water levels” (WICCI), due to climate change. Wisconsin will also have warmer winters leading to increase winter precipitation causing river flooding of lakes, rivers and groundwater. Managing water resources in…

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    such as ecosystem deterioration, water scarcity, unhygienic sanitation and other resource depletion (Dixon 2011). Focus on the water issue, increasing in the number of population has…

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