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water utilization
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Water that is used for a specific purpose, such as for domestic use, irrigation, or industrial processing. Water use pertains to human's interaction with and influence on the hydrologic cycle, and includes elements, such as water withdrawal from surface- and ground-water sources, water delivery to homes and businesses, consumptive use of water, water released from wastewater-treatment plants, water returned to the environment, and instream uses, such as using water to produce hydroelectric power.
Definition Source
US, Environmental Protection Agency
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/67246.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/67246
Used For
water usage
water utilisation
Broader Term
water management
Related Term
crop coefficient
virtual water
water footprint
water security
water users associations
Spanish
uso del agua
Term Number
67246