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11th International Rainwater Catchment Systems Conference
"Towards a New Green Revolution and Sustainable Development Through an Efficient Use of Rainwater"
Texcoco, Mexico - August 2003

Abstracts (PDF 370kb)

Topics

1. Rainwater harvesting for agriculture

2. Rainwater harvesting for domestic and industrial use

3. Socio economic aspects of rainwater harvesting

1 Rainwater harvesting for agriculture

Experiencias En La Captacion De Agua De Lluvia Para Consumo Humano, En El Estado De Oaxaca
Ing. Julián Rubén Ríos Ángeles
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Water Harvesting For Improved Rainfed Agriculture In Sub-Saharan Africa: Potential, Constraints And Opportunities
Ines Beernaerts
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The Use Of Demand-Side Irrigation Principle For Crop Irrigation – The Sustainable Use Of RWCS
Yu-Si Fok
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Plano De Convivência Com A Seca Abastecimento Da População Rural Difusa No Semi-Árido Do Nordeste Do Brasil
Dalvino Troccoli Franca
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Water Harvesting In Southern Tunisia And Effect Of Soil Tillage On The Soil Water Balance In The Semi-Arid Zone Of The Loess Plateau Of Northern China
Donald Gabriels, W. Schiettecatte, W.M. Cornelis, K. Verbist, R.Hartmann, M. Ouessar, H. Wu & D. Cai
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Water Harvesting And Soil Carbon Sequestration
R. Lal
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Multi-Faceted Use Of Rainwater Harvesting To Combat Water Problems
K.F. Andrew Lo
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Water Harvesting To Control Erosion And Enhance Vegetation In Tucson, Arizona
Dorothy Motheral
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Potential Role Of Rainwater Harvesting In Coping With Water Scarcity In West Asia And North Africa
Theib Y. Oweis
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Water Harvesting For Rural Livelihood Security Building Resilience And Managing Risk In Savannah Agro-Ecosystems
Johan Rockström
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Uma Nova Abordagem Para Conservação De Água E Solo No Espaço Rural Plantio Direto - Experiência Brasileira
Paulo Afonso Romano
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Striving To Sustain The Soil Resource Base While Increasing Crop Production In Semiarid Regions
B.A. Stewart & Sergio Benedicto Valdes
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Rainfall Harvesting Using Sand Ditches In Jordan
Dr. Majed Abu-Zreig
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Micro-Dams For Rain Water Catchment And Reclamation Of Degraded Areas - A, B C And D, Mobilization Phases
Barraginhas Para Captação De Água De Chuvas, Recuperação De Área Degradadas E Regeneração De Mananciais - A, B, C E D - Fases Da Mobilização

Luciano Cordoval de Barros
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Microfarm Project Using Simplified Hydroponics And Fertigation In The Lerma Chapala Basin
Peggy Bradley & Raanan Katzir
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Water Harvesting In Nature
Russ Buhrow
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Development Of The Sinagua Garden At Tohono Chul Park
Russ Buhrow
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El Sistema De Pretiles De San Antonio Juárez, Puebla: Un Diseño Para La Formación Y La Utilización De Suelos Y El Manejo Del Agua.
MC Efraín Inzunza Inzunza & Dr. Fernando Manzo Ramos
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Research Progress Of New Modes And Materials For Rainwater Harvesting
Feng Hao Wu Pute Gao Jian’en Niu Wenquan Wu Shufang Yu Hailong
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Nutrient Residual In An Irrigation Pond - A Case Study Of Higashiike
Ken Hiramatsu, Hiroshi Itagaki, Akihiro Sato & Toshihiko Kawachi
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Water Harvesting And Management In Semi Arid Regions
Richard Jennings
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Sistemas De Aprovisionamiento De Agua Para Consumo Doméstico En Tres Comunidades, De La Porción Alta Del Río Temascatío, Estado De Guanajuato, México.
Mercedes Jiménez Velázquez & Gaiska Asteinza Bilbao
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Rainwater Use Combined With Rooftop Vegetation Using Recycled Material
Ichiro Kita, Yasutaka Kihara, Masaki Mikamo, Takanori Fujimura & Kunihiko Kitamura
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Water Harvesting and Institutional Strengthening in Tigray – Ethiopia
Fred A. Kraft
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Estado Hídrico Del Cultivo De Frijol En Microcuencas De Captación De Agua De Lluvia
A. Legaspi, H. Nicolas, J.-P. Rossignol & J. L. Tovar
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Agua:Santuarios del Agua
Ciénegas del Lerma
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Gestão Participativa De Recursos Hídricos No Vale Do Jequitinhonha: Estudo De Caso – Sub-Bacia Do Rio Calhauzinho
Valquiria Alves Smith Lima, Luiz Augusto Bronzatto, Alessandra Souza PerezRivera, Daniela Torres Ferreira Leite & Georgheton Melo Nogueira
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Modelos De Prediccion Para Crecimiento En Plantas Del Semidesierto Con El Uso De Componentes Principales
Prediction Models For Growth In Semidesert Plants With Use Of The Principal Components
José Dimas López Martínez & Román González Pérez
PDF of full document (1pp, 17kb)

Nivel Crítico Del Agua En El Suelo Para Decidirla Siembra En Agricultura De Zonas Aridas Stored Soil Water Critical Level For Sowing Time In Dryland Cropping Systems
José Dimas López-Mtz., Ríos d Edmundo, Castellanos Pérez, Juan José Martínez, Ricardo D. Valdez Cepeda & Enrique Martínez Rubin
PDF of full document (7pp, 59kb)

Dry Land Wheat Production On Narrow Raised Beds; A Promising Option
Agustin Limon-Ortega & Kenneth D. Sayre
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Distribution Pattern Of Precipitation And Its Evolution Characters In The Yellow River Basin, China
Changming Liu & Hongxing Zheng
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Disponibilidad De Agua Para El Cultivo De Sorgo En Un Alfisol De Venezuela, Bajo Diferentes Sistemas De Labranza.
Deyanira Lobo Luján
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Kenyan Small Scale Farmer Experiences On Poverty Alleviation Through Rainwater Harvesting
By John Mbugua
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Effect Of Floodwater Spreading On Ground Water, Vegetation And Land Use In Zanjan Plain, Iran.
Farzad Bayat Movahhed
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Aspectos Hidráulicos Y De Diseño En La Construcción Del Colector De Agua De Lluvia De Yalentay, Municipio De Zinacantán, Chiapas, México
Martín D. Mundo Molina, Polioptro Martínez Austria, Romeo Ballinas Avendaño, Miguel Raúl Ponce Martínez & Edgar Rafael Ferrer Penagos
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Conceptos Fundamentales Para Evaluar Resistencia A La Sequía
Abel Muñoz Orozco
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Rainfed Agriculture Towards Food Security - A Case Study
Namrata Pathak
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Las “Gavias” De Canarias Y Las “Cajas De Agua” Mexicanas: Dos Soluciones Semejantes En Distintas Orillas Del Atlántico.
The Gavias Of Canarias And The Mexican Cajas De Agua: Similar Solutions On Opposing Sides Of The Atlantic.
Antonio C. Perdomo Molina & Jacinta Palerm Viqueira
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Management Of Rainwater In Low Rain Fall Regions Of South India
S.T.Somashekhara Reddy
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Impact Of Visual Models On Farmers Perceptions With Regard To The Understanding Of The In-Field Water Harvesting Technique
L.D. van Rensburg, J.J. Botha & J.J. Anderson
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On-Station And On-Farm In-Field Water Harvesting Research In Southern Africa Using Sunflower As A Reference Crop
L.D. van Rensburg, J.J. Botha & J.J. Anderson
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Solid Rain
Sergio Jesus Rico Velasco
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Institutional Strengthening Through Water Auctioning
Dr. Sudhirendar Sharma & H S Lohan
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Rainwater Harvesting By Underground Tank For Subsistence Farming
Mesfin Shenkut
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Rain Water Is The Main Source For The Economic Development Of Rural India.
Mylaram Narayana Swamy (MyNaa Swamy)
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Evaluation Of Atriplx Shrubs Growth In Semi Arid Area Using Rain Waterharvesting Systems
M.A. Razzaghi, M.A. Rabti, H. Taleb & S. Abulkhair
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Development Of One Measurement And Model Supported Alternative Rain Water Management Using Trackbed Naturation For Railway Tracks
Felipe Omar Tapia Silva & Nikolaus Model
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“In Situ” Water Harvesting For Crop Production In Semiarid Regions
Captación “In Situ” Del Agua De Lluvia Para La Producción De Cultivos En Regiones Semiáridas
Eusebio Ventura, Jr., L. Darrell Norton, Keith Ward, Manuel López-Bautista & Alfredo Tapia-Naranjo
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Sistema De Información Para La Toma De Decisiones En Sectores Socioeconómicos Vulnerables A El Niño Y Otras Variaciones Del Clima En México
Francisco Villalpando, Víctor Magaña & Jorge Ducci
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2. Rainwater harvesting for domestic and industrial use

Remote Sensing: Methods And Techniques To Determine Potential Areas For Fog Water Collection
Pilar Cereceda, Martín Farías, Pablo Osses, Robert S. Schemenauer & Horacio Larrain
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Rainwater Catchment And Sustainable Development In The Brazilian Semi-Arid Tropics (BSATs) - An Integrated Approach
Johann Gnadlinger
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Decision-Based Approaches For Selecting Sustainable Rainwater Harvesting Technologies
Dr. Hari Krishna
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Innovative Sky Water Projects For Sustainable Development In Cities
Dr. Makoto Murase
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Rainwater Harvesting In Latin America And The Caribbean: Causes Of Failures, Recommendations And Trends
Luiz Rafael Palmier
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The Complementary Aspects Of Projects To Collect Rain, Fog And Dew
Robert S. Schemenauer & Pilar Cereceda and Pablo Osses
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Domestic Roofwater Harvesting In The Tropics: The State Of The Art
Terry Thomas
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Rainwater Harvesting Is An Integrated Development Approach For The Untainous Areas With Water Scarcity
Qiang Zhu
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Rainwater Harvewsting In The Context Of Changing Social And Economical Trends In Colombo Metropolitan Area, Sri Lanka
Anusha Adhihetty & Dr. S.S. Wickramasuriya
PDF of full document (10pp, 47kb)

Impact On Society And Economy Of Rain/Snow Harvesting In (Sangatesh ) Western Afghanistan
Eng. Khalil Ahmad
PDF of full document (4pp, 25kb)

Rainwater Harvesting In Urban Cities Of South Eastern Nigeria
Peter Andrew Ani
PDF of full document (8pp, 50kb)

Health Risk Due To Drinking Domestic Roof Water Harvested
Tanuja Ariyananda
PDF of full document (8pp, 51kb)

La Producción Campesina De Agua: Aportacion Para El Equilibrio Social, Económica Y Ecológica
David Barkin
PDF of full document (16pp, 67kb)

Utilising Rainwater For Non-Potable Domestic Uses And Reducing Peak Urban Runoff In Malaysia
Ahmad Jamalluddin Bin Shaaban & Adhityan Appan
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Captação De Águas Pluviais Na Cidade De Campina Grande – PB: Alternativa Para Uma Política De Enfrentamento Da Escassez De Água Nas Escolas Públicas
Pluvial Water Catchment In The City Campina Grande -PB (Brasil): Alternative Politics For Confrontation Of The Problem Of Water Scarcity In Public Schools
Ozéas Jordão da Silva, José Tavares de Sousa, Damião de Lima & Eli Brandão da Silva
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Beneficiado Húmedo Del Café Con Agua De Lluvia Integrado A Un Sistema De Producción Sustentable.
Roberto Licona Franco
PDF of full document (10pp, 450kb)

Producción Del Cultivo De Berro Y Captacion De Agua En La Cuenca De L Rio Cuautla, Morelos, México
Claudio Avalos Gutiérrez & Jacinta Palerm Viqueira
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Water Water Every Where But I Can’t Take A Shower
Leroy F. Heitz & Laura Rumong
PDF of full document (11pp, 290kb)

Research On Sedimentation And Particle Size Distribution Of Urban Rainwater In Beijing
Li Junqi, Che Wu, Liu Yan & Liu Song
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Towards Achieving Human Security Through Rainwater Harvesting: Case Studies From India
Indira Khurana
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Turning Rainwater Into Drinking Water: Adapting Conventional Multi-Stage Water Purification Technology To Purify Rain
Indira Khurana, PhD
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Evaluation Of Rainwater Harvesting Systems For Livestock Production In Uganda: A Case Of Mbarara District.
Nicholas Kiggundu & Grace Nakanjakko
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Development Of Rainwater Utilization System In Korea
Ree-Ho Kim, Sangho Lee & Young-Min Kim
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Advanced Treatment Of Rainwater Using Metal Membrane Combined With Ozonation
Ree Ho Kim, Sangho Lee, Seog-Ku Kim & Jong-Oh Kim
PDF of full document (10pp, 62kb)

Rainwater Treatment Process For Building Drainage Using Fiber Filter Media
Ree Ho Kim, Sangho Lee & Yeong-Kwan Kim
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Rainwater Harvesting Used In Low-Impact Development Design Guidelines
Heather Kinkade-Levario
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RWH – Success Story From Chennai India.
Ram Krishnan
PDF of full document (7pp, 270kb)

Rainwater For Using In Sanitary Systems And In Industrial Processes
(Agua De Lluvia Para El Uso En Sistemas Sanitarios Y Para Processos En La Industria)
Prof. Dr. Peter M. Kunz, Dipl.–Ing., Oliver Muders, Michael Finzer, cand.-chem.ing & Annette Schmid
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Improving Water Quality By Design
D. Brett Martinson & Terry Thomas
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The Roofwater Harvesting Ladder
D. Brett Martinson & Terry Thomas
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The Creation Of The Database On The Internet For Further Promotion Of Rainwater Use In Japan
Kouhei Mochida, Ichiro Kita & Kouichi Takeyama
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Integrated Development Initiated By Rainwater Harvesting
James Mwami
PDF of full document (7pp, 35kb)

Rainwater Harvesting In Small Isolated Islands
M. D. Nowbuth & J. G. Perrine
PDF of full document (7pp, 44kb)

Improving The Quality Of Harvested Rainwater By Using First Flush Interceptors/Retainers.
Dr. Henry K. Ntale & Nyakaana Moses
PDF of full document (7pp, 180kb)

Nyando River Basin Food Security Initiative-Nyando District Case.
Johnson A. Ouko
PDF of full document (5pp, 30kb)

Negative Impact Of A Non-Regulated Privatization In Rain Water Management: Providenciales, Turks And Caicos Islands
Prof. Dr. Fernando Pérez Monteagudo
PDF of full document (5pp, 27kb)

Impacto Negativo De Una Privatización No Regulada En El Manejo Del Agua De Lluvia: Providenciales, Islas Turcas Y Caicos
Prof. Dr. Fernando Pérez Monteagudo
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Rainwater Harvesting: An Appropriate Technology For Drinking Water In Water Scarce Area Of Rural Nepal
Nabin Prahda
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Appropriate Household Consumption Of Rainfall Water By Receiving A Soundly Treatment
Uso Del Agua De Lluvia En Combinación Con Agua Tratada En Una Casa Rural
Dietmar Rössel & Hipólito Ortiz Laurel
PDF of full document (17pp, 260kb)

Rainwater Quality In Peninsular Malaysia
Yeap Chin Seong & Nasiman Sapari
PDF of full document (10pp, 130kb)

Creativity, Contradictions & Conflict Water Resources Quandary In India
Dr Sudhirendar Sharma
PDF of full document (6pp, 34kb)

Sizing and optimally locating guttering for rainwater harvesting
Gwilym T.Still & Terry H. Thomas
PDF of full document (15pp, 73kb)

UNICEF Role In Revitalization Of Jar Technique In Vietnam.
Le Quang Vinh
PDF of full document (8pp, 490kb)

Promoting Domestic Rainwater Harvesting In Sri Lanka
Dr. P. Aruni Weerasinghe
PDF of full document (5pp, 27kb)

Incorporating Rain Water Harvesting Into The Suburban Landscape
Joshua Weiner
PDF of full document (8pp, 580kb)

First Flush Control For Urban Rainwater Harvest Systems
Che wu, Li junqi, Liu Yan, Wang Wenhai, Liu hong, Meng guanghu & Wang hongling
PDF of full document (9pp, 160kb)

3. Socio economic aspects of rainwater harvesting

Community-Based Watershed Management: An Initiative In The Philippines
By Jessica Calfoforo Salas, M.B.A., Ed.D.
PDF of full document (9pp, 83kb)

Community Rainfed Water Supply Systems For Multiple Purposes
Mario Héctor Basán Nickisch
PDF of full document (19pp, 520kb)

Limitantes Técnico-Constructivas, Socioeconómicas, Culturales Y Políticas En La Construcción De Bordos En Tres Comunidades Del Río Temascatío, Estado De Guanajuato.
Gaiska Asteinza Bilbao & Mercedes Jiménez Velázquez
PDF of full document (19pp, 140kb)

Empowerment Of Rural Communal Farmers In South Africa Through The Application Of In-Field Water Harvesting
John J. Botha, Leon D. van Rensburg, Jan J. Anderson, Malerata Macheli & Godfrey Kudhlande
PDF of full document (2pp, 21kb)

Evaluating The Agronomic Sustainablity Of Mulching Of The In-Field Water Harvesting Crop Production System
John J. Botha, Jan J. Anderson, Leon D. van Rensburg, Malerata Macheli & Malcolm Hensley
PDF of full document (1pp, 16kb)

Reception Of Waters Of Rain, Strategy For The Balance Ecological And The Development
Captación De Aguas De Lluvia, Estrategia Para El Equilibrio Ecológico Y El Desarrollo
Arq. Rubén Camacho González & Ing. Alfonso Torres Ramírez
PDF of full document (2pp, 20kb)

Reduccion Del Escurrimiento Procedente De Construcciones Mediante Naturacion En El Valle De México.
H.J.Henze, G. Navas, M. Siemsen, U. Grau, & Tapia O
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Rainfall Characteristic And Rainwater Utilization Measures In Hebei Plain
Yang Luhua, Chai Chunling & Gao Huiyan
PDF of full document (11pp, 220kb)

Water For Akole Taluka, Maharashtra State, India
Frank Simpson, & Girish Sohani
PDF of full document (13pp, 65kb)


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