BAGUIO CITY, Philippines Three major river basins
in the highland Cordillera region may come back to life through a proposed rehabilitation plan.
The application of a river basin
-scaled EF tool in river basins
PRCS used to maintain the 264-kilometer-long Pampanga River basin
, the fourth biggest among 20 major river basins
in the country.
Envelope curve developed for Indus and Jhelum River basins
is obtained by using the recent data as well, can be used for the estimation of peak flood discharge that has occurred in the specific region within these catchments and compared with the curve for Danube River basin
ISLAMABAD -- Effective management of river basins
and development of wetlands along the major tributaries should be the vital part of the strategy to reduce flood risk especially during monsoon season, a senior official of the Ministry of Climate Change said Sunday.
Manila, Philippines The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will embark on a project to re-establish over a million hectares of watershed areas in four of the country's major upper river basins
The announcement comes as a new report from Frontier Economics for HSBC reveals that by 2050, the top ten river basins
by population are expected to produce a quarter of global GDP - a figure greater than the combined future economies of the United States, Japan and Germany - and a sharp increase from a current contribution of 10 per cent.
The bank, in partnership with WWF, WaterAid and Earthwatch, is expecting to deal with water risks in river basins
and bring safe water to over a million people through the programme.
The nine most populous river basins
are in growing and fast-growing markets.
The Indian legal framework surrounding water issues, water rights, and development in river basins
is explained, and institutional reforms related to water issues are described.
The trend is true for snow pack totals in the Columbia River, Missouri River and Rio Grande River basins
Nearly 4,500 of these river basins
are active, providing fresh water and sediment flow to the coastal regions.