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Out of Water: From Abundance to Scarcity and How to Solve the World’s Water Problems by Samyuktha Varma, Colin Chartres

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Index

A

accessing water

infrastructure management, 144-146

public versus private access, 142-144

acre-foot, 5

adapting to climate change, 73-75

adapting to water scarcity. See water reform

Africa

agricultural water usage, 86-87

irrigation in, 93-94

agri-colonialism, 106

agriculture. See also food security climate change effects, 59-60, 66, 72-73

evapotranspiration in, 82-84

irrigation, 8

groundwater irrigation, 112-114

importance of, 84, 92-94

measuring water flow, 173

poverty level and, 107-112

rainfed crops versus, 47

types of, 79-83

Jordan River example, 19, 23

Murray-Darling Basin example, 30-35

poverty level and, 105-106

productivity improvements, 97-100

South Asian groundwater example, 25-29

virtual water, 95-97

wastewater usage in, 100-101 ...

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