This report will help water professionals to identify actions that can be taken to adapt to the changes in the world's water regimes expected to occur over the coming decades. To achieve this, the report focuses on five main topics: 1) Changes in the hydrological cycle in the next few decades, 2) how water professionals and societies will need to adapt to changing climate, 3) and how these professional will need to work with future climate change uncertainties in order to prioritize different adaptation options. 4) To overcome adaptation strategies, the society will need to build the capacity to coordinate, adopt and participate in adaptation efforts and finally 5) coalitions will need to be made between water professionals, societies and political leaders to effectively engage these adaptation methods.

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