The blue water footprint of the world's artificial reservoirs for hydroelectricity, irrigation, residential and industrial water supply, flood protection, fishing and recreation

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Hogeboom, Hendrik Jan; Knook, Luuk; Hoekstra, Arjen Y.;
  • Subject: UT-Hybrid-D | Reservoir purposes | Hydroelectricity | Water consumption | Water footprint | Reservoirs | Economic value of reservoirs

For centuries, humans have resorted to building dams to gain control over freshwater available for human consumption. Although dams and their reservoirs have made many important contributions to human development, they receive negative attention as well, because of the ... View more
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