Sustainable Management of Water Resources on the Background of Current Climate Change
Earth Sciences
Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2017, Pages: 75-79
Received: Aug. 4, 2017; Accepted: Aug. 7, 2017; Published: Sep. 6, 2017
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Nana Bolashvili, Department of Hydrology and Climatology, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Tamaz Karalashvili, Department of Hydrology and Climatology, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Vakhtang Geladze, Department of Hydrology and Climatology, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Nino Machavariani, Department of Hydrology and Climatology, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Ana Karalashvili, Department of Hydrology and Climatology, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Nino Chikhradze, Department of Geomorphology and Geoecology, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia; School of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Geladze Giorgi, National Agency of Environment, Tbilisi, Georgia
David Kartvelishvili, Department of Hydrology and Climatology, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
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Abstract
We are all dependent on water. We need it every day, in so many ways. We need it to stay healthy; we need it for growing food, for transportation, irrigation and industry. Under the existing trend of climatic change, serious problems will occur accompanying the intensive migratory processes of the population living in the arid regions. The main goals of the project was increasing local population’s participation in decision-making process on ecological issues by raising their awareness on irrigation water pollution issues, reinforcing them to participate in investigation of the problem in frames of the project, and supporting them to impact on local water resource management policy.
Keywords
Climate Change, Water Resources, Desertification, GIS
To cite this article
Nana Bolashvili, Tamaz Karalashvili, Vakhtang Geladze, Nino Machavariani, Ana Karalashvili, Nino Chikhradze, Geladze Giorgi, David Kartvelishvili, Sustainable Management of Water Resources on the Background of Current Climate Change, Earth Sciences. Vol. 6, No. 5, 2017, pp. 75-79. doi: 10.11648/j.earth.20170605.13
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