Costa Rica launches groundwater plan in July.

Costa Rica launches groundwater plan in July. Juan Fernando Lara S., Periódico La Nación, 10/5/2017, Costa Rica. Using high resolution maps and images to locate aquifers and recharge zones, Costa Rica begins to assess the status and potential of its groundwater to ensure the future’s…

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Water problem in Spain hydrological year 2015-2016

Juan G. R. Water problem in Spain hydrological year 2015-2016. Water and Irrigation Vol.: 7, No. 1: 26-27, October, 2016, Spain. In the begin of the 2016-2017 hydrological year minimum reserves of water in reservoirs are low in Mediterranean basins: Segura, Júcar, the Andalusian Mediterranean…

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Water Cooperation now an imperative according to world leaders

Water Cooperation now an imperative according to world leaders  UNESCO, WATER- Natural Sciences Sector, 22.06.2012. A side event organized by UNESCO and UN Water called the attention of World Leaders on the topic of Water Cooperation during the Rio+20 conference on 19 June 2012. UNESCO…

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The management of the Guarani Aquifer System: an example of cooperation.

International Conference. The management of the Guarani Aquifer System: an example of cooperation. Cidade Universitaria  USP, São Paulo, 21-23 September 2011.  “The São Paulo Declaration on the Management of the Guarani Aquifer System” The Group of Experts including practitioners, academics and policy makers from different…

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UN General Assembly adopts resolution on the Law of Transboundary Aquifers

UN General Assembly adopts resolution on the Law of Transboundary Aquifers.                             2008. The 63rd session of the UN General Assembly adopted Resolution A/RES/63/124 on the Law of Transboundary Aquifers by consensus on Thursday, December 11 and expressed…

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Promotion of knowledge about the Nubian aquifer.

P. Aggarwal, Boussaha A. Promotion of knowledge about the Nubian aquifer.                    1 September 2005. The Nubian aquifer, shared by Chad, Egypt, Libya and Sudan, is important as a source of drinking water and irrigation. The ancient waters of the Nubian aquifer extends approximately two million…

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Integrating water with climate change adaptation plans.

Integrating water with climate change adaptation plans.                                                      Written by: United Kingdom Parliamentary Office.          www.scidev.net    01/7/ 2011/. United Kingdom The UK Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, argues that water resource management should not be overlooked in plans for climate change adaptation in Africa.

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Africa: Major water problems

Africa: Major water problems.                                                     www.thinkquest.org ORACLE Foundation.                                      Africa’s water resources are scattered throughout the continent.  While some areas receive more than enough water, others experience constant drought. In the Horn of Africa and the Namibian Desert, almost no water falls.  Meanwhile, the western part…

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Analyze the management of water resources in Costa Rica

Analyze the management of water resources in Costa Rica  El Pais newspaper. 08/12/2011 San Jose, Costa Rica Successful management of water resources in Costa Rica, seen and approached as a shared responsibility, was the subject of the recent forum organized by the National Service of…

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Water Resources Situation in Central America: Towards an Integrated Management

Water Resources Situation in Central America: Towards an Integrated Management / Global Water Partnership, GWP Central America-CA. Editorial: Virginia G. Reyes – 3 rd. 2006, San Jose, Costa Rica The Global Water Partnership, Central Chapter (GWP-CA) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through the Alliance…

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General situation of water resources and water and sanitation in Honduras

General situation of water resources and water and sanitation in Honduras. Posted by Global Water Partnership, Central Chapter (GWP Central America) and the Alliance for Water The water resource is abundant in Honduras, it is estimated that there is an availability of 13,776 m3 of…

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