Paths to Alternative and Supplemental Water Supplies

  • David E. McNabbEmail author


This chapter looks at examples of the successes and failures of nations in their efforts to achieve a sustainable supply of clean, safe water. The examples chosen are experiencing high to extreme water stress in the face of natural and human-caused barriers to achieving water sustainability. Supply gaps examined include Russia, China, India and Jordan. Present and future water crises exist in many other parts of the world as well.


Water scarcity Water stress Water risk Water sustainability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pacific Lutheran UniversityTacomaUSA

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