Science Trends: Thirsty Reservoirs - The Water Footprint Of Hydroelectric Dam Construction

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    Freshwater availability is limited. During many periods of the year and in many places around the world, the demand for freshwater for human use exceeds what is sustainably available, while growing populations, increasing wealth, and climate change all aggravate the already dire current status.

    Subject

    popular science article on Science Trends.com

    http://doi.org/10.31988/SciTrends.12344 

    Period5 Mar 2018

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    • TitleThirsty Reservoirs: The Water Footprint Of Hydroelectric Dam Construction
      Degree of recognitionInternational
      Media name/outletScience Trends
      Media typeWeb
      CountryUnited States
      Date5/03/18
      URLdoi.org/10.31988/SciTrends.12344
      PersonsRick Hogeboom

    Keywords

    • water footprint
    • reservoirs
    • hydropower
    • hydroelectricity
    • irrigation
    • dams