Water management: Soft water paths

  title={Water management: Soft water paths},
  author={Peter H. Gleick},
  • P. Gleick
  • Published 25 July 2002
  • Business
  • Nature
The soft path seeks to improve the overall productivity of water use and deliver water services matched to the needs of end users, rather than seeking sources of new supply. 
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