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Chasing the Watertable-Equity and Sustainability in Groundwater Management

Equity and Sustainability in Groundwater Management Marcus H Moench Degradation and depletion of groundwater resources is emerging as a major concern in many arid and hard rock sections of Gujarat. Depletion tends to disproportionately affect the poor by further limiting their access to the resource. Unfortunately, the same can be said for most management alternatives other than supply creation!. Inherent tensions exist between equitable access to groundwater resources and management options to ensure sustai. able use. New institutional approaches

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