Unconventional Water Resources

Unconventional Water Resources

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SECTION 1 - Setting the scene Chapter 1: Introduction (Editors) Chapter 2: Unconventional water resources as a response to global water scarcity and contribution to food, ecosystems, and sustainable development (Editors) SECTION 2 - harvesting water from air and on the ground Chapter 3: Rain enhancement through cloud seeding (Ali Abshaev, Hail Suppression Research Center, Nalchik, Russia) Chapter 4: Fog water harvesting (Jamila Bargach, Dar Si Hmad Project, Sidi Ifni, Morocco) Chapter 5: Micro-catchment rainwater harvesting (Theib Oweis, International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas, ICARDA, Jordan) SECTION 3 - tapping offshore and onshore deep groundwater Chapter 6: Offshore water (Mark Person, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, USA) Chapter 7: Onshore deep groundwater (Mark Person, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, USA) SECTION 4 - reusing used water Chapter 8: Municipal wastewater (Birguy Lamizana, United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP, Nairobi, Kenya) Chapter 9: Agricultural drainage water (J.D. Oster, University of California, Riverside, USA) SECTION 5 - moving water physically Chapter 10: Water transportation through icebergs towing (Nicholas Sloane, Resolve Marine Group, South Africa) Chapter 11: Ballast water held in tanks and cargo holds of ships (Marlos De Souza, FAO) SECTION 6 - developing new water Chapter 12: Desalinated water (Nikolay Voutchkov, Desalination Technologies Research Institute, Saline Water Conversion Corporation, SWCC, Jubail, Saudi Arabia) SECTION 7 - promoting the enabling environment Chapter 13: Governance, policies, and institutional and human capacity (Renee Martin-Nagle, A Ripple Effect PLC, Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, USA) Chapter 14: Social and environmental tradeoffs (TBC) Chapter 15: Economics and innovative financing mechanisms in a circular economy (Francesc Hernandez-Sancho, University of Valencia, Spain; Edeltraud Guenther, UNU-FLORES) Chapter 16: Way forward to harness the potential of unconventional water resources
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Water scarcity;Agricultural drainage water;Municipal waste water;Ballast water;Water transportation;Climate change impacts;Sustainable development;Rain and storm water;Environmental Impact