1. What is IWRM? (3 of 3)












 

   
Deliberate management of resources is needed to ensure long term sustainable use...
Management is used in its broadest sense. It emphasises that we must not only focus on development of water resources but that we must consciously manage water development in a way that ensures long term sustainable use for future generations.

... for future generations...


IWRM is a systematic process.

Integrated water resources management is a systematic process for the sustainable development, allocation and monitoring of water resource use in the context of social, economic and environmental objectives. It is different from the sectoral approach applied in many countries...

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