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  • Hydrological Zoning

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    Publication
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    Friday, August 25, 2017
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    Hydrological zoning (or simply zoning) is an approach to divide land into different zones based on their hydrological properties. Typically, each type of zone has different land use and development regulations linked to it. This land and water management method aims to protect local water sources from risks of over-abstraction, land salinization, groundwater pollution and waterlogging by managing land use activities based on the assigned hydrological zones.  For example, zones with a high groundwater table, large amounts of surface water (e.g.

  • Climate change adaptation technologies for water: a practitioner’s guide to adaptation technologies for increased water sector resilience

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    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Friday, August 11, 2017
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    This guide aims to help address this challenge by providing the missing identification and evaluation assistance that those looking for adaptation solutions initially face. More specifically, it focuses on adaptation technologies for building resilience to climate change induced hazards in the water sector.