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Water Sustainability A Comprehensive Guide for Effective Water Management Practices

Author Name: Mridul Deka | Format: Paperback | Genre : Technology & Engineering | Other Details

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· In 1999, a fight between two villages over water from a spring, located near Ta’iz in Yemen, resulted in six deaths and left another sixty injured.

· In January 2018, the mayor of Cape Town declared 22nd April 2018 as ‘Day Zero’, since there was no water supply in the city.

· A newly constructed dam in Ethiopia could jeopardize the lives of millions of people in Egypt in future.

Read on to know who intervened in the Yemenis village water crisis to avert a civil war? How the city of Cape Town could avoid the doomsday of zero water? Or why Egypt and the countries in the Middle East are importing maize and other cereals, and resorting to a Virtual Water Trade?

Also read about water harvesting, ground water recharge, water demand management practices followed across the world.

This book is strongly recommended for all wise scholars and professionals who value water.

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Mridul Deka

An alumnus of NIT (Surat), Shri Mridul Deka is currently working as a general manager (engineering) at Food Corporation of India (FCI), on deputation from the Assam Urban Water Supply & Sewerage Board, Govt. of Assam, where he was serving as an executive engineer. A former project engineer (1994-96) under the UN Food Storage Facilities Project of the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) at Thimphu, Bhutan. Shri Deka has also served as an advisor (engineering) from 2011 to 2016, under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Govt. of India. He was a guest faculty at Central Academy for State Forest Services (CASFOS), Assam, under the Ministry of Environment & Forests. Shri Deka has published many articles on water-related subjects to his credit and presented the ‘Best Lecture Award’ for the year 2003, by the Indian Water Works Association (IWWA), Mumbai, India.

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