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Published by Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English



  • Asia,
  • Pacific Area


  • Groundwater -- Asia -- Quality.,
  • Groundwater -- Pacific Area -- Quality.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesGround water quality and monitoring in Asia and the Pacific.
SeriesWater resources series ;, no. 70, Water resources series (New York, N. Y.) ;, no. 70.
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
LC ClassificationsTD299 .G77 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 230 p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1065093M
ISBN 109211195950
LC Control Number93916493

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Groundwater management and conservation becomes a more and more important issue in the heavily urbanized coastal zones of the Asia-Pacific region. This volume presents a comprehensive overview of the status of coastal groundwater research in this diverse region. It includes latest methodologies and. Groundwater is now the main source of water for all major water uses in India and needs to be given greater policy attention. The fact that it is a politically sensitive topic because any reform. Groundwater plays a key role in the socio-economic development of the Asia-Pacific region. However, unplanned and inadequate governance of this resource has resulted in overexploitation and quality degradation in many places, which threatens both lives and livelihoodof local s populations and also denies the future potential of this resource. Countries’ capacity to respond to these demands will depend on quality mechanism for monitoring in place and technical capacity of data providers and users. The modules included in the this Regional Capacity Development Resource Book on Monitoring SDG 4-Education in Asia Pacific covers various topics that are relevant to building an.

Groundwater is widely acknowledged to be an important source of drinking water in low-income regions, and it, therefore, plays a critical role in the realization of the human right to water. However, the proportion of households using groundwater compared with other sources is rarely quantified, with national and global datasets more focused on facilities—rather than resources—used. Asia‐Pacific Water Knowledge Hub on Groundwater IGES is a member of the Water Knowledge Hub Network for Asia‐Pacific Water Forum (APWF), being in charge of groundwater management. Extensive comparative studies on groundwater management would start . Table Urban Population!n Asia-Pacific Region with Access to Safe Water Supply and Sanitation System Table Sources of. Recharge in Urban Areas-Implications for Groundwater Quality Table Groundwater Nitrate Concentration Beneath Selected Unsewered Indian Cities Table Typical Ranges of Chemical Composition of Leachates at Different. Groundwater Quality Monitoring March HYROLOGY PROJECT Technical Assistance 1 1. Introduction The Hydrology Project (HP) aims to establish a Hydrological Information System (HIS) at Agency, State and National level for hydro-meteorological, surface water and groundwater quantity and quality data. The system comprises the infrastructure, human.

Groundwater Monitoring in the SADC Region: Overview on the current state of national moniotoring networks and their future challenges Groundwater Economics (6) Groundwater Quality (34) Information Management (61) IWRM (22) Monitoring (34) South East Asia and the Pacific Islands (20) Southern Africa (30) Western Africa (12) Worldwide ( Groundwater quality and monitoring in Asia and the Pacific. By Bangkok (Thailand) ESCAP. GROUNDWATER, WATER QUALITY, WATER RESOURCES. Overexploitation of groundwater. Groundwater overexploitation occurred in many areas of Asia, such as Gujarat, India, North China plain and some area of related to declination of ground-water levels, reduction of well outputs, and seawater intrusion in coastal aquifers, land surface subsidence and movement of mineralized or polluted waters into the aquifer. Analysis of Data for Groundwater Quality Glossary Bibliography Biographical Sketches Summary Groundwater monitoring networks are constructed to meet regulatory requirements, perform site monitoring, ambient groundwater quality monitoring, and to collect data to develop groundwater aquifers or initiate site remediation.