publication . Book . 1992

Models of the Water Systems in Mauritius

Toth, F.L.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 1992
  • Publisher: WP-92-071
  • Country: Austria
Criteria for sustainable development in terms of managing a nation's water resources include the availability of water in required quantity and appropriate quality. This paper presents a set of water models developed for the IIASA/UNFPA Mauritius Project for use as an integral part of a system of models including demographic, economic, and land use models. The paper identifies the most important factors determining the available freshwater resources in Mauritius (climate, geology, hydrology), and presents a simple approach to modelling water supply. Based largely on Mauritian data sources, the most important components of freshwater use are also identified and a...
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