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Considerations on Sustainable Water Resources Management

References [1] Gleick, Peter H. (editor), Water in Crisis. A Guide to the World’s Fresh Water resources , Oxford University Press, 1993. [2] Montanari, Alberto, Sustainable management of water resources , https://distart119.ing.unibo.it/albertonew/?q=node/128 , accessed on 15.05.2019. [3] Seckler, David, Amarasinghe, Upali, Molden, David, Silva, Radhika de, Barker Randolph, World water demand and supply, 1990 to 2025: Scenarios and issues. Research Report 19, International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1998. [4

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Community based adaptation options for climate change impacts on water resources: The case of Jordan

REFERENCES A bdulla F.A., E shtawi T., A ssaf H. 2009. Assessment of the impact of potential climate change on the water balance of semi-arid watershed. Water Resources Management. Vol. 23. Iss. 10 p. 2051–2068. DOI: 10.1007/s11269-008-9369-y A damowski J., A damowski K., B ougadis J. 2010. Influence of trend on short duration design storms. Water Resources Management. Vol. 24. Iss. 3 p. 401–413. A damowski J., C han H., P rasher S., S harda V.N. 2012a. Comparison of multivariate adaptive regression splines with coupled wavelet

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The changing role of local water resources over time (The case of Slovenian rural region Bela krajina)

References [1] Agnew, C. & Woodhouse, P. (2011). Water resources and development, New York: Routledge. [2] AQUASTAT - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture. 2016. AQUASTAT - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture. Available at: http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/water_use/index.stm (Accessed 1 June 2016). [3] Bela Krajina water distribution network (2009). Available at: http://www.belokranjskivodovod.si (Accessed: 22 April 2016). [4] Blaikie, P., Brown, K., Stocking, M

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Changing the geometry of basins and water resources of Lakes Gopło and Ostrowskie under the influence of anthropopressure

geodetic surveying, Limnol. Rev. 10(2): 77-85. Marszelewski W., Ptak M., Skowron R., 2011, Antropogeniczne i naturalne uwarunkowania zaniku jezior na Pojezierzu Wielkopolsko-Kujawskim (Anthropogenic and natural conditionings of disappearance of lakes in the Wielkopolska-Kujawy Lakeland), Rocz. Glebozn. 62(2): 283-294 (in Polish, English summary). Marszelewski W., Radomski B., 2008, Quantitative degradation of water resources of the lakes in the eastern part of the Gniezno Lakeland, [in:] Bajkiewicz-Grabowska E., Borowiak D. (eds

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Some examples comparing static and dynamic network approaches in water resources allocation models for the rivers of high instability of flows /

. Networks models of water rights and system operation. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. Vol. 115 Iss. 5 p. 684-698. CHUNG F.I., ARCHER M.C., DEVRIES J.J. 1989. Network flow algorithm applied to California Aqueduct simulation. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. Vol. 115. Iss. 2 p. 131-147. DAI T., LABADIE J.W. 2001. River basin network model for integrated water quantity/quality management. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. Vol. 127. Iss. 5 p. 295-305. FORD L.R., FULKERSON

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Management of water resources in rural areas: the Polish approach

Management of water resources in rural areas: the Polish approach

The Water Framework Directive (WFD), whose basic aim was to create a legal back-ground for water bodies' protection, undoubtedly affects all economic sectors. Being a specific and distinctly different water user, agriculture will have the greatest share in the implementation of WFD out of all sectors of national economy. This results from its special character (60% of the country area used by agriculture), large volume of water consumed by evapotranspiration, diffuse pollution etc. Implementation of WFD will call for undertaking of many activities to restrict an unfavourable im-pact of agriculture on water resources and water related ecosystems. It is assumed that agriculture should also protect water resources. Accomplishment of this task imposes significant changes in the land use of river basins. Water management can be an essential factor deciding about the sustainable development of rural areas and biological diversity of agricultural landscape. Actions undertaken so far to implement the WFD are mainly limited to the protection of water quality from agricultural pol-lution. It is also necessary to undertake implementation of other aims of WFD. This refers especially to the provision of good hydromorphological status of water bodies, protection of water related eco-systems and effective water use.

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Potential possibilities of water retention in agricultural loess catchments

. Integrated water resource management and water sharing. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. Vol. 133. Spec. iss. Transboundary Water Sharing p. 427–445. D avies B., B iggs J., W illiams P., W ithfield M., N icolet P., S ear D., B ray S., M aund S. 2008. Comparative biodiversity of aquatic habitats in the European agricultural landscape. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. Vol. 125. Iss. 1–4 p. 1–8. D eitch M.J., M erenlender A.M., F eirer S. 2013. Cumulative effects of small reservoirs on streamflow in Northern Coastal California

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The effect of a water dam on Lake Powidzkie and its vicinity

Łęgowskie. [in:] Przyrodnicze aspekty melioracji wodnych. Zeszyty Naukowe Akademii Rolniczej we Wrocławiu, 246, 1: 39-49. CHOIŃSKI A., ŁAWNICZAK A., PTAK M., 2016, Changes in water resources of Polish lakes as influenced by natural and anthropogenic factors. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 25, 5: 1883-1890. GOŁDYN R., 1990, Effect of water damming on ecological processes in lakes serving as retention reservoirs. [in:] Kajak Z. (ed.), Funkcjonowanie ekosystemów wodnych, ich ochrona i rekultywacja, Część II, Ekologia jezior, ich ochrona i rekultywacja

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Restoration and assessment of water resources of drained lakes. Example of Chełmno Lakeland (Poland)

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Based on cartographic materials, three lakes drained in the previous centuries have been reconstructed. It was found that by restoring them to their original state their total surface area would rise by 140 ha. Knowing the water surface level, determined on the basis of the range of peat soils and contour lines, the author reconstructed the bathymetric plans of the lakes. This, in turn, allowed a determination of the volume of water stored in their basins. It amounted to ca. 2.5 million m3. The approach adopted in the paper draws attention to an important element, i.e. to lakes which no longer exist in Poland and which have disappeared as a result of hydrotechnical works. Their restoration to their original state could become an important link in water retention and delaying the land phase of the water cycle. Activities aimed at retaining water in reception basins are carried out in Poland, among others, through the small retention program. Within this project, facilities such as artificial storage reservoirs are being built. In the light of the foregoing, before making a decision to build such a reservoir, it is worth considering the possibility to restore the natural components of the environment, which is more justifiable, both from the point of view of subsequent functioning of the environment and economic factors.

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The function of permanent grasslands in water resources protection

ecological influence on the environment. In: Vegetation cover as a multifunctional dominant of the quantitative and qualitative water resources in the mountains). Konf. Jaworki 8-9 października 1998. Falenty, Wydaw. IMUZ: 11-20. Kostuch R., Nazaruk M., Gutkowska A., 2004. Reakcja zbiorowisk łąkowych na długotrwałą suszę. (Reaction of meadow communities on a long-standing drought). Wiad. Melior. nr 2: 79-83. Kurek Z., Kurek S., 1999. Zagrożenie Środowiska przyrodniczego przez rolnictwo. W: Szata roślinna jako

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