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close this bookUsing Water Efficiently: Technological Options (WB, 1993, 61 p.)
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View the documentIntroduction
View the documentSectoral water allocation in countries and regions
Open this folder and view contentsWater use efficiency
Open this folder and view contentsMeasures to improve efficiency: Technological options
Open this folder and view contentsRiver basin management: When is low efficiency appropriate ?
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View the documentAnnex I - Sectoral water allocation by country (145 countries)
View the documentAnnex II - Implications of increasing water use efficiency in a basin (a numeric example)
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We wish to especially thank Usaid El-Hanbali, who showed continuous interest and gave constructive suggestions for this paper, Herve Plusquellec and Geoffrey Matthews, who shared their experience and provided valuable comments. We would also like to thank Walter Ochs, Hamdy Eisa, Jeremy Berkoff, William Easter, Robert Hearne and many others, who provided some of the background materials used in this paper. Finally, we appreciate the encouragement given to the preparation of the paper by Michel Petit, Gershon Feder and Shawki Barghouti.