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Water resource policy

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=====Water supply=====
* Drinking water* Agriculture. "Many rural people practice subsistence rain fed agriculture as a basic livelihood strategy, and as such are vulnerable to the impacts of drought or flood that can diminish or destroy a harvest. "<ref>16th Conference on Climate Variability and Change|2.7|Evaluation of the Use of Forecast Interpretations information|Diego H. Pedreros, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA; and A. Bonilla, P. Ramirez, C. Funk, G. Husak, J. Michaelsen, and L. Aguilar|Session 2, Climate Predictions on Seasonal and Interannual Time Scales: 1(parallel with Session 1)Monday, 10 January 2005, 1:30 PM-5:30 PM|http://ams.confex.com/ams/Annual2005/techprogram/paper_87610.htm</ref>
===== Surface and groundwater =====
===== Policy maker's freshwater constituencies=====
Classification of sites of policy makers' concern includeDrinking water and water for utilitarian uses such as washing, crop cultivation and manufacture is competed for by various constituencies:
*residential*constructionAgriculture. "Many rural people practice subsistence rain fed agriculture as a basic livelihood strategy, and as such are vulnerable to the impacts of drought or flood that can diminish or destroy a harvest. "<ref>16th Conference on Climate Variability and Change|2.7|Evaluation of the Use of Forecast Interpretations information|Diego H. Pedreros, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA; and A. Bonilla, P. Ramirez, C. Funk, G. Husak, J. Michaelsen, and L. Aguilar|Session 2,Climate Predictions on Seasonal and Interannual Time Scales: 1(parallel with Session 1)*industrialMonday, 10 January 2005,1:30 PM-5:30 PM|http://ams.confex.com/ams/Annual2005/techprogram/paper_87610.htm</ref>*municipal activities,construction*discharges from irrigated agriculture;industrial* dredge and fill municipal or institutional activities;
===Saltwater ===
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