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What is the Geospatial Community Doing to Put Clean Water in More Places Around the World?

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Written by Jeff Thurston

Water is valuable, but clean water that people can drink has greater value. Some regions have an abundance of clean water, and others have do not – a geographic factor. In other places pressure on natural ecosystems that generate water are placing great stress on ecosystems, often overwhelming them. The production of clean water is a result of the protection and stewardship of natural ecosystems, but also the result of efficient and effective management.  And, on that basis geospatial technologies have a large role to play. ... Read more about What is the Geospatial Community Doing to Put Clean Water in More Places Around the World?

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ANALYSIS: Asia's Water Scarcity Poses Economic, Political Test

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 Source: ReutersBy Alan Wheatley, Global Economics Correspondent JINGHONG, China, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Framed by banana and eucalyptus trees, the caramel-coloured Mekong river rolls through this lush corner of Yunnan province in southwestern China with an unerring rhythm that is reassuring in its seeming timelessness. Yet as recently as April, a fearsome drought had shrivelled the Mekong to its narrowest in 50 years.

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Water Resources and Freshwater Ecosystems -- Russian Federation

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AQUASTAT, a global database of water statistics maintained by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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Water Resources and Freshwater Ecosystems -- Russian Federation

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