Water Resources Allocation: Sharing Risks and Opportunities

Currency:

Standard price: £26.00

Available as an ebook

Please purchase via www.iwaponline.comOpens in new window

Also part of Water Intelligence Online Digital Reference Library

Standard ePrice: £26.00

+ VAT

Access ebook

Publication Date: 15/05/2015

Pages: 144

Binding: Paperback

ISBN13: 9781780407616

eISBN: 9781780407623

Download book flyer Print page

Water resources allocation determines who is able to use water resources, how, when and where. It directly affects the value (economic, ecological, socio-cultural) that individuals and society obtain from water resources. This report overviews how allocation works in a range of countries and how the performance of allocation arrangements can be improved to adjust to changing conditions.

Capturing information from 27 OECD countries and key partner economies, the report presents key findings from the OECD Survey of Water Resources Allocation and case studies of successful allocation reform. It provides practical policy guidance for water allocation in the form of a "health check", which can be used to assess the performance of current arrangements and manage the transition to improved regimes.

Table of Contents

Re-allocating water in a scare world;  A framework for water allocation;  The current water allocation landscape;  Reforming water resource allocation regimes;  A "health check" for water resources allocation; Glossary; Annex: Questionnaire for the OECD project on water resources allocation regimes

Alternative, invalid ISBN: 9781780406626

Also available as part of your Water Inteligence Online subscription

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

The latest from @IWApublishing

The 56th Editor's Choice Paper from Water Science & Technology has been chosen! 🎉🌊 Find out what the editor had to… https://t.co/Bq8LpGbkvE 9 hours 40 min ago
Take a quick peak at what leading organisations (, , , , a… https://t.co/LqK19JJf2y 13 hours 55 min ago
The most-read articles on Water Resources and the Environment this month - Open Access - https://t.co/9hOolMfEv6 15 hours 40 min ago