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“This is an unusual, intriguing and insightful book…. [Water] sometimes reads like a detective yarn, where wily old Poirot attempts to unravel the complex chains of events, actions (inactions sometimes) that have led to the present failure of hydrological institution building in India…. This is a useful book, and indeed and important one.” - Progress in Development Studies

“This book will be of interest to the general reader as also to students and academics on the fields of water resources, hydrology, environmental studies and public administration. It will also attract the attention of policy makers and the media.” - CAB Abstracts

Water resources are an issue of ever increasing importance worldwide given rising populations and increasing environmental degradation. Water has also become a divisive issue, both within ...

Assessments of Future Water Requirements
Assessments of future water requirements
Introductory

In recent years there have been several studies of India's water requirements in the future years. The present review covers three important ones: (i) the estimates made by the Working Group on Perspectives of Water Requirements (WG) of the National Commission for Integrated Water ...

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