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dc.contributor.authorAndreas Neefen_US
dc.contributor.authorChapika Sangkapituxen_US
dc.contributor.authorWolfram Spreeren_US
dc.contributor.authorPeter Elstneren_US
dc.contributor.authorLiane Chamsaien_US
dc.contributor.authorAnne Bollenen_US
dc.contributor.authorJirawan Kitchaicharoenen_US
dc.description.abstract© 2007, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Physical availability of water and technical means for water storage and conveyance do not necessarily guarantee access to water for all groups of society. This is particularly true for the highland areas of northern Thailand where water is the object of competition by diverse stakeholders. While agriculture remains the main user of available water resources — the sector accounts for about 80 percent of water use — other sectors, such as tourism, water companies and other industries, are continuously increasing their share of the water used. Downstream residents are becoming increasingly aware of the deleterious effects that upstream water users can have on both water quality and quantity. Hence, intersectoral competition and conflicts between upstream and downstream water users have become a widespread phenomenon in many watersheds of northern Thailand (Charoenmuang, 1994). In recent years, highland areas have faced serious problems related to water, particularly water shortages during the dry season.en_US
dc.subjectComputer Scienceen_US
dc.subjectEnvironmental Scienceen_US
dc.titleWater allocation and management in Northern Thailand: The case of mae sa watersheden_US
dc.typeBook Seriesen_US
article.title.sourcetitleEnvironmental Science and Engineering (Subseries: Environmental Science)en_US Mai Universityen_US Hohenheimen_US
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