Pakistan's water resources experiencing mounting pressure. UN SDG 6 provides a roadmap for achieving sustainable water management. Long-term planning and community engagement are key to success. Policy recommendations include efficient pricing and climate change integration.
The authors evaluate shifts in water reservoirs (i.e. atmospheric versus terrestrial and underground water storage). Projections indicate water storage deficits in most Southern Hemisphere basins during the summer.
This study supports SDGs 3, 6, and 14 by highlighting the importance of freshwater biodiversity for human and planetary health, and suggesting that local and regional efforts for monitoring and improving ecosystem health are essential for reversing the current crisis in this area.
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Water-smart society must highlight societal well-being and co-development across sectors. Furthermore, the article emphasizes the need for a long-term perspective, conserving nature, and maximising ecosystem services, while anticipating change. Finally, the article discusses how a more grounded conceptualisation of the water-smart society can guide utilities and urban policy design.
The paper outlines how we may advances in observational technologies with developments in water quality modelling to integrate simulation of eutrophication impacts with organic matter dynamics and fate of synthetic toxic compounds.
This study supports SDG 3, 6, and 16 by providing a comprehensive quantitative analysis of the association between conflict and the incidence of cholera in Yemen, highlighting how conflict-related destruction has compounded water, sanitation, and hygiene issues in Yemen.
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Mafi-Gholami, Jaafari, Drought mapping, modeling, and remote sensing, Editor(s): Salim Lamine, Prashant K. Srivastava, Ahmed Kayad, Francisco Muñoz-Arriola, Prem Chandra Pandey; Remote Sensing of Soil and Land Surface Processes: Monitoring, Mapping, and Modeling, Elsevier, 2023, ISBN 9780323910682, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-443-15341-9.00005-8

This chapter aligns with SDG 6 by showing applications of mapping various data sources such as rainfall, temperature, soil moisture, and vegetation cover, based on several drought indices. The utilization of these maps can aid in the identification of drought-affected regions and, subsequently, prioritize the allocation of water resources accordingly.

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