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Managing Water in River Basins: Hydrology, Economics, and Institutions

Dinesh Kumar


This volume focuses on the management of water in river basins and the strategies and challenges involved in economizing the use of water for meeting its future needs in India. It provides an in-depth analysis of existing methods of water management and highlights the gaps in the use of water in various river basins. It identifies major challenges in water management, including productivity improvement in key-use sectors, inter-sectoral allocation, and trans-boundary resource management; and proposes various alternative strategies for water management. It also examines the institutional and po ... More

Keywords: water management, river basins, water use, water needs, India, productivity improvement, inter-sectoral allocation, resource management, policy measures

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780198065364
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065364.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dinesh Kumar, author
Institute for Resource Analysis and Policy (IRAP), Hyderabad.