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Assessment of freshwater scarcity using a model based on supply and demand law

Author
Escribano, B.; Sellarès, J.; Xercavins, J.
Type of activity
Report
Date
2011-09-08
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/13485 Open in new window
Abstract
The main goal of this work is to provide an analysis methodology for assessment of water scarcity problems based on supply and demand. To this end, we must first determine what can be considered as supply and demand in the water scarcity problem. Although some variables involved are physical, economical or demographical, in our approach social factors are also included. This leads us to objectify water demand standards in relation to acceptable welfare levels. Within this approach, water scarcit...
Group of research
DILAB - Dielectrics materials physic laboratory
STH - Sustainability, Technology and Humanism
SUMMLab - Sustainability Measurement and Modelin Lab

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