Water Papers

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Water Papers are produced by the Water Global Practice, taking up the work of the predecessor Water Unit, Transport, Water and ICT Department, Sustainable Development Vice Presidency.

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    Managing the Invisible : Understanding and Improving Groundwater Governance
    (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2012-06) Wijnen, Marcus; Augeard, Benedicte; Hiller, Bradley; Ward, Christopher; Huntjens, Patrick
    Groundwater is playing an increasingly important role in domestic, industrial and agricultural water supply. With the advent of the tube well and driven by the rapid growth of demand for agricultural and municipal water, annual global groundwater extraction has increased in recent decades from 100 k