Rivers Network

Sharing Knowledge...Raising Awareness

In Thailand the risk disaster early warning system has been designated by law to the department of the disaster prevention and mitigation. However, the representation of the department is only at the provincial level. The assistance from the department has been seen...
Published in Lower Salween

This communication based on the work of Graveline et al. highlights the importance of adopting integrated hydro-economic models to investigate the climate-water nexus and to assess the effects of global changes in terms of water scarcity, salinity and agricultural economics at a regional scale.
Published in Ebro

The Ebro river (85 362 km2 or 17% of Spain) is located in the north-east of Spain and provides an interesting example of the evolution of competences and strategies to manage water in a changing institutional context. The Ebro river crosses nine autonomous regions and is managed by the Spanish government through the Ebro River Basin Authority (RBA).
Published in Ebro

The pressure on water resources has been mounting worldwide with water scarcity becoming a widespread problem in most arid and semiarid regions around the world. Global water extractions have increased from 600 to 3,900 km3 in the last century, which is almost twice the rate of population growth.

Published in Ebro

Generated by WebThumbnail.org

Professor at the Graduate Institute and international water expert, Ronald Jaubert, with François Münger and Christophe Bösch from the Global Program, Water Initiatives of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation have just released a report entitled "Syria: The impact of the conflict on population displacement, water and agriculture in the Orontes River basin".

Published in Asi-Orontes
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 00:00

Water, the diamond of Darfur

Published in Darfur-Kordofan
Thursday, 10 October 2013 00:42

The story of water security in Taiwan

Published in Tamsui

Click on "read more" for full info

Published in Sistan

Follow this link :

Generated by WebThumbnail.org

This brochure describes the flood warning system operated by the Australian Government, Bureau of Meteorology for the Burnett River. It includes reference information which will be useful for understanding Flood Warnings and River Height Bulletins issued by the Bureau's Flood Warning Centre during periods of high rainfall and flooding.
Published in Burnett

Generated by WebThumbnail.org

"Protect the Flows is a network of over 800 businesses who depend on a healthy Colorado River for our bottom lines. We own and operate businesses in communities along the Colorado River and its tributaries in Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, California, Nevada, and New Mexico. The economic future of the west is tied to a Colorado River that flows strong and beckons people to communities along its banks for recreation and tourism."
Published in _Colorado river Global
Saturday, 15 June 2013 07:52

Ewaso_Ng'iro river

Generated by WebThumbnail.org

Water Hub

From Guardian Sustainable Business Water is the oil of the 21st century. The more water resources continue to deplete along the Red River, the fiercer the fight over who has access...

Published in _Colorado river Global

Follow this link :

Generated by WebThumbnail.org

The Indus rises on the Tibetan plateau in the Himalayas and runs down through Pakistan to the Arabian Sea. Along its way it feeds the largest connected irrigation system in the world, covering more than 18 million hectares of farmland. It also powers four major hydropower facilities, upstream of the farming areas. While other countries often have mixed priorities for their water, Pakistan has always been clear. The Indus is for irrigation. Hydropower is a secondary concern...

Generated by WebThumbnail.org

Almost 40 years ago, Revelle and Lakshminarayana (1975) coined the term “Ganges Water Machine” trying to find a solution to the fundamental problem of land and water development in the Ganges, where 80% of the monsoon-driven river flow occurs during 4 months from July to October. The dry-season flow of the Ganges in the 1970s was already barely sufficient for irrigation needs of India and Bangladesh, ...
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 15:51

Jordan tackles water scarcity - Global Ideas

Published in Jordan
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 15:36

Troubled Waters - Jordan

Published in Qa al Jafr

Follow this link :

“When the Water Ends,” a 16-minute video produced by Yale Environment 360 in collaboration with MediaStorm, tells the story of this conflict and of the increasingly dire drought conditions facing parts of East Africa. To report this video, Evan Abramson, a 32-year-old photographer and videographer, spent two months in the region early this year, living among the herding communities.
Published in Omo - Lake Turkana

ESCWA-BGR Cooperation, 2012. Inventory of Shared Water Resources in Western Asia (Online Version). Chapter 7: Orontes River Basin. Beirut.

Published in Asi-Orontes
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 22:42

Asian Water Development Outlook 2013

Published in Water Security
Friday, 08 March 2013 06:01

Rio Grande Basin Roundtable

Generated by WebThumbnail.org

David and Goliath: Texas v. New Mexico. Can a Court Create Water?

Water in the Rio Grande Basin is currently over appropriated (and has been since the 1890s). All of the waters of the Rio Grande and Conejos River and their tributaries are subject to the terms of the Rio Grande Compact. The Valley’s groundwater resources have been over drafted and the areas face depleted groundwater levels throughout much of the basin.

Published in Upper Rio Grande
Monday, 17 December 2012 17:01

Water Security Guidance Document

Click on "read more" for full info

Published in Water Security
Saturday, 24 November 2012 00:00

Mekong (trailer)

The film examines the issues of hydropower development and its impact on Mekong citizens’ lives...

Published in _Mekong Global
Monday, 19 November 2012 04:48

Water Scarcity

Published in Water Security
Friday, 26 October 2012 00:00

Mekong: Watch that river!

Published in _Mekong Global

How do you promote better management of water from a reservoir that provides services to two independently managed, and rapidly growing, provinces?

Follow this link :

“When the Water Ends,” a 16-minute video produced by Yale Environment 360 in collaboration with MediaStorm, tells the story of this conflict and of the increasingly dire drought conditions facing parts of East Africa. To report this video, Evan Abramson, a 32-year-old photographer and videographer, spent two months in the region early this year, living among the herding communities.

Published in Rift Valley global

Follow this link :

Center for River Basin Organizations and Management (CRBOM) has recently been established by Ministry of Public Works, Indonesia, as a member of the Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF) network of regional knowledge hubs. The Centre is located in Solo, Central Java, together with several agencies involved in river basin management and river engineering.

Published in Solo

Copyright riverstnetwork.org © 2013. All Rights Reserved.