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Opening Plenary

2016-08-29 | Usage rights: CC | Credit: SIWI

Sustainable growth depends on water security attained through wise water resources management. Water underpins development and growth, and is deeply embedded in most economic activities. However population increase, urbanization, industrial activities, along with changing consumption patterns is putting considerable pressure on the availability and quality of water resources. Many parts of the world are facing increased water stress and a simultaneous increase in the freshwater demand. Read more »


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