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Water quality in South Asia

Regional Integrated Workshop on Water Quality (2004 Kathmandu, Nepal)

Water quality in South Asia

issues and status : proceedings of the Regional Integrated Workshop on Water Quality held from 29 June-2 July, 2004, in Kathmandu, Nepal

by Regional Integrated Workshop on Water Quality (2004 Kathmandu, Nepal)

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Published by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in Kathmandu .
Written in English

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  • Water quality -- South Asia -- Congresses.

  • About the Edition

    Proceedings of the workshop.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesWorkshop proceedings, June 29-July 2, 2004, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Statementeditors Mandira Shrestha and Rajendra L. Shilpakar ; organised by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development and Cooperative Monitoring Center, Sandia National Laboratories with support from US Department of State, Regional Environment Office for South Asia and US Department of Energy.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsShrestha, Mandira., Shilpakar, Rajendra L., International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development., Cooperative Monitoring Center (Sandia National Laboratories), South Asia Water Analysis Network.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD302.9 .R46 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17943105M
    ISBN 109291150762
    LC Control Number2006345428
    OCLC/WorldCa64928006

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Up until the s, the water quality in South Korea was subpar due to the lack of a managed sewerage system and overall poor water management services. The poor water quality which is very prevalent throughout different areas clearly affects the environment. From the water and sewage inside, the ambient environment and and richness of species in South Asia decreased greatly.

Animals are forced to drink dirty water because there is nothing else to drink. Mar 30,  · MIT researchers have found that countries in Asia may face water shortages bythe Press Trust of India reports. The researchers found that “the median amounts of projected growth and climate change in the next 35 years in Asia would lead to about 1 billion more people becoming ‘water-stressed’ compared to today.”.

To discuss some of the broader implications of this study, The Asia Foundation convened civil society organizations, think tanks, international agencies, and donors for a regional forum, “Access to Water and Climate Data in South Asia,” on March in Kathmandu.

Management of Water-Resources in South Asia 32 subsurface water, through intrusion of seawater, has been reported in some countries of the region in coastal areas. This is an area, that needs the attention of the Governments in the region, in the context of appropriate legislation and implementation of sound environmental policies.

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About the Asian Development Bank ADB’s vision is an Asia and Pacific region free of poverty. Its mission is to help its developing member. Most countries across South Asia are experiencing high water stress; medium-to-high across East Asia, the United States and much of Southern and Eastern Europe.

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