Datta, P.S. (2005) Groundwater ethics for its sustainability. Current Science, 89 (05). pp. 812-817.
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With rapid growth in population, urbanization, industrialization and competition for economic development, groundwater resource has become vulnerable to depletion and degradation. Management of this valuable resource is determined by its accessibility and utilisability in terms of quantity and quality. Due to imbalance between demand and availability, management approaches are facing various ethical dilemmas. For an effective, efficient and sustainable groundwater resources development and management, the planners and decision makers have future challenges to assess the inextricable logical linkages between water policies and ethical consideration. In this context, some key issues on groundwater ethics, which are crucial for its protection have been described.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Contamination; ethics; groundwater; sustainability|
|Subjects:||Agricultural Sciences and Technology > Hydrology|
|Deposited By:||Dr. Sunil Kumar Tyagi|
|Deposited On:||11 Feb 2011 10:23|
|Last Modified:||11 Feb 2011 10:23|
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