In December 2002, a group of specialists on water resources from the United States and Iran met in Tunis, Tunisia, for an interacademy workshop on water resources management, conservation, and recycling. This was the fourth interacademy workshop on a variety of topics held in 2002, the first year of such workshops. Tunis was selected as the location for the workshop because the Tunisian experience in addressing water conservation issues was of interest to the participants from both the United States and Iran. This report includes the agenda for the workshop, all of the papers that were presented, and the list of site visits.
Table of Contents
|WATER MANAGEMENT IN THE UNITED STATES AND IRANWater Management, Conservation, and Reuse in the Western United States--Henry Vaux, Jr.||1-17|
|Overview of Water Management in Iran--Reza Ardakanian||18-34|
|TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIESLarge Scale Systems--Stephen M. Lacy||35-53|
|Small and Decentralized Systems for Wastewater Treatment and Reuse--Kara L. Nelson||54-66|
|Solar Desalination for Domestic Applications--Mehdi N. Bahadori||67-78|
|AGRICULTURAL WATER USE AND DROUGHT MANAGEMENTOptimal Irrigation: Considerations for Semiarid Regions--John Letey||79-93|
|Status of Agricultural Water Use in Iran--Amin Alizadeh and Abbas Keshavarz||94-105|
|Agricultural Drought Management in Iran--Sayed-Farhad Mousavi||106-113|
|Coping with Drought--John Letey||114-119|
|The Economics of Agricultural Water Use and the Role of Prices--David Sunding||120-152|
|Water Allocation and Pricing in Agriculture of Iran--Abbas Keshavarz, Shahram Ashraft, Nader Hydari, Morteza Pouran, and Ezzat-Allah Farzaneh||153-172|
|MUNICIPAL WATER USESt. Petersburg, Florida, Dual Water System: A Case Study--James Crook||173-186|
|Monterey County Water Recycling Projects: A Case Study--James Crook and Robert S. Jaques||187-198|
|Identifying Microbial and Chemical Contaminants for Regulatory Purposes: Lessons Learned in the United States--Rebecca T. Parkin||199-216|
|Integrated Approach to Water and Wastewater Management for Tehran, Iran--Massoud Tajrishy and Ahmad Abrishamchi||217-230|
|INTERBASIN WATER TRANSFERInterbasin Water Transfers in the Western United States: Issues and Lessons--David H. Getches||231-251|
|Interbasin Water Transfers in Iran--Ahmad Abrishamchi and Massoud Tajrishy||252-272|
|Appendix A--Workshop Agenda||273-278|
|Appendix B--Workshop Participants List||279-280|
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