Ground Water Education - Conference Papers

 GROUND WATER FOR HOUSEHOLD WATER SUPPLY IN RURAL AMERICA:
PRIVATE WELLS OR PUBLIC SYSTEMS?  

Andrew Stone: American Ground Water Trust, Concord, NH  
September 1998, Las Vegas, NV

Key words:

Ground water; drinking water; rural household supply;  independent home wells; rural water systems; regional water utilities, water wells,  state-by-state well use; subsidies;  pipelines, groundwater specialists;  scientific watchdogs;  ground water use and protection;  political agendas; vested interests.

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 COMPETITION FOR AMERICA'S GROUND WATER RESOURCES:
THE PUBLIC PERCEPTION  

Andrew Stone: American Ground Water Trust, Concord , NH
November 1988, San Diego, CA

 Key words;

Ground water; domestic supply; agricultural use; competing pressures; allocation decisions; legal rights, public opinion; public perception; irrigation industry;  communications strategy; sustainable development.
 
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 TODAY’S TECHNOLOGY PROTECTING TOMORROW’S GROUND WATER  
Andrew Stone: American Ground Water Trust, Concord, NH
November 2001, Pittsburgh, PA
 

 Key words:

Groundwater; human population increase; water is big business; exploration and resource development; water conservation; water management; sustainability; ground water protection; stressed and contaminated hydrologic and ecological systems; overuse; technology; stakeholders.

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 The Economic and Environmental Importance of ground Water
Education Programs that work for citizens, communities 
and decision makers
 
 Andrew Stone: American Ground Water Trust, Concord, NH
April 2003, Tullamore, Ireland

 Key words:

Hydrologic system; regional economy; Dublin Principles; utility supply; irrigation & industry; aquatic and riparian ecosystem ecology; water policy; effective management strategies; balancing competing demands; education strategies; citizens, communities and decision-makers; education as  a process; behavior-change objectives; stakeholders;  framing issues; hydrologic cause and effect; education; training.
 
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   EDUCATION: GROUND WATER PROTECTION AND
MANAGEMENT STRATEGY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES  

Andrew Stone: American Ground Water Trust, Concord, NH
November 2000, Cape Town, South Africa

Key words:

Increasing populations; scarce resources; developing countries; competing demands; infrastructure investment; access to safe drinking water; groundwater; wells; aquifer protection strategies; sustainability; semi-arid countries; South Africa; natural recharge; hydrologic, economic and social crisis; citizen and community education; hydrologic system; political decision-making process; effective and equable water policy; groundwater awareness; education strategies.
 
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 SCIENCE AS THE BASIS FOR LOCAL AND REGIONAL WATER POLICY
Essential Ground Water Education For Decision-Makers  

Andrew Stone: American Ground Water Trust, Concord, NH
March 2005, Gauteng, South Africa
 

Key words:

South Africa, sub-surface;  hydrologic system ; utility supply; aquatic and riparian ecosystems; renewable resources;, equable water policy; management strategies; sustainability; water resources;  policy solutions; education strategies; scientific reality; citizens, communities and decision-makers; education & training; investment in infrastructure; scientific literacy; water education.
 
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