River Water Management: Policy Making and Public Intervention for Conservation of Water Quality and Quantity

7 Pages Posted: 16 Apr 2013

Date Written: April 16, 2010

Abstract

Water is a primary resource for several human activities, and rivers are a major source of water. River water management is an important area of natural resource management that crosses several disciplines. Effective river water management requires public intervention through appropriate policy and institution. This paper first discusses the rationale, strategies, valuation and principles of policy making in the context of river water management. Subsequently, the need for using this policymaking framework in the context of critical state of Yamuna river water resource is discussed. The paper emphasizes on a programmatic approach towards river water management using appropriate policy instruments for achieving the objectives.

Keywords: river water management, yamuna river, policy, governance and institutions

Suggested Citation

Nallathiga, Ramakrishna, River Water Management: Policy Making and Public Intervention for Conservation of Water Quality and Quantity (April 16, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2251810 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2251810

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