By National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Water Science and Technology Board, Committee on Assessment of Water Resources Research
So that it will confront the more and more serious water difficulties confronted by means of all elements of the rustic, the us must make a brand new dedication to analyze on water assets. a brand new mechanism is required to coordinate water examine at present fragmented between approximately 20 federal companies. Given the contest for water between farmers, groups, aquatic ecosystems and different users—as good as rising demanding situations akin to weather swap and the specter of waterborne diseases—Confronting the Nation’s Water difficulties concludes that an extra $70 million in federal investment should still pass every year to water learn. investment may still move particularly to the components of water call for and use, water offer augmentation, and different institutional examine themes. The booklet notes that total federal investment for water learn has been stagnant in genuine phrases for the earlier 30 years and that the element devoted to study on water use and social technological know-how issues has declined significantly.
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Confronting the Nation's Water Problems: The Role of Research by National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Water Science and Technology Board, Committee on Assessment of Water Resources Research