ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Water Systems Management in South Asia

Given its population density and poverty, on the one hand, and rapid urbanisation and industrialisation, on the other, south Asia seems to be facing an incipient water crisis not due to water shortage but intergovernmental conflicts. The knowledge base needed to research water systems management and deal with these conflicts has been neglected by countries in the region and only a trans-disciplinary approach, including the engineering and medical sciences along with social, political and economic expertise, will help in poverty alleviation and development.

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