"The two greatest rivers of the Eurasian landscape, namely the Euphrates and the Tigris originate in a particular climatic and topographic zone (i.e., Turkey) and end up in quite a different one (i.e., Persian Gulf).
The iconic Colorado River and its tributaries may be the most heavily managed and legally contested in the world.
For the SERIDAS project, the semiarid Central Chilean region was selected as its water bodies are highly modified to irrigate intensive agriculture and water resources availability is expected to decrease due to climate change triggered temperature rise and seasonal precipitation shifts.
This issue paper is intended to list—not analyze—tasks, concerns and solutions related to water governance (water policy, water management) in arid/semi-arid basins.
The report entails tasks, concerns and solutions related to water governance (water policy, water management) in arid/semi-arid basins.