Sustainable Water Resources Roundtable

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2009
Summary
The roundtable proposes a five-part framework for organizing water sustainability indicators that represents the inherent interdependency of our nation’s water resources:  Water availability  Water quality  Human uses and health  Environmental health  Infrastructure and institutions Fourteen key indicator categories fall within this framework. Others, described elsewhere, cover the ecosystem processes and social or economic drivers that influence the categories.

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