Groundwater use in developing cities: policy issues arising from current trends

  title={Groundwater use in developing cities: policy issues arising from current trends},
  author={Stephen Foster and Ricardo Hirata and Ken W. F. Howard},
  journal={Hydrogeology Journal},
Growing importance of urban groundwater use The objective of this essay is to promote dialogue on important policy issues for urban planning and development arising from increased dependence on groundwater for water-supply provision in developing cities. There is much indirect evidence (although no comprehensive data) to substantiate this trend, which is occurring in response to population growth, increasing per capita water use, higher ambient temperatures and reduced security of river… 
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