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Main Title Drought Planning for Small Community Water Systems.
Author D. Winstanley; J. R. Angel; T. P. Bryant; H. V. Knapp; M. A. Palecki
CORP Author Midwest Technology Assistance Center (MTAC), Champaign, Illinois.; Illinois Univ. at Urbana-Champaign.; Illinois State Water Survey Div., Champaign, Illinois.; Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, IL. Region V.
Year Published 2006
Report Number MTAC-TR06-02; EPA-X829218-01; ISWS-CR-2006-01
Stock Number PB2009-103960
Subjects Droughts; Water systems; Communities; Water supply; Water shortage; Water management; Supply and demand; Planning; Surface water; Ground water
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Collation 114p
Abstract The provision of adequate and secure supplies of clean water at reasonable cost is a cornerstone of social and economic development and national security. Major droughts have occurred in the past and will occur again in the future. Such droughts have two major impacts on small community water systems: water supply is reduced (surface waters and shallow groundwater) and water demand increases. The combination of these impacts can result in major stresses on the ability of water systems to meet demand. Many Western states have experienced widespread and severe economic and environmental impacts of worst-case droughts in recent years, and have recognized from these experiences the importance of improved water-supply planning and management, including drought preparedness. However, it is probable that many system managers in the Midwest Technology Assistance Center (MTAC) region have not evaluated their capability to meet water demand during major droughts, nor have in place adequate plans to deal with such emergencies. The MTAC region incorporates the 10 states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
Supplementary Notes See also PB2001-104482. Prepared in cooperation with Illinois Univ. at Urbana-Champaign. and Illinois State Water Survey Div., Champaign, Illinois. Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, IL. Region V.
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Author Added Ent
A. M. Russell;
H. A. Wehrmann
PUB Date Free Form Feb 2006
Category Codes 48B; 91A
NTIS Prices PC A07
Document Type NT
Control Number 010501260
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Origin NTIS
Type CAT