Water and environmental management offers a multi-disciplinary understanding of water resources and environmental issues. Although the science of water management has experienced significant improvements over the past century, many issues still require the attention of the scientific community.
Water bodies are ecological, culturally and economically important ecosystems which provide many valuable services to mankind. However, as climate change and human activities intensify (e.g., global warming, land use and cover changes, population explosion, nutrient and organic matter loading, water conservation projects and other anthropogenic factors), water quantity, water quality, ecosystem health and services are differently challenged.
Thus, multidisciplinary research, reliable monitoring and modeling of various water bodies are essential for sustainable water use and improvement of water resources management practice.
This special issue of Journal of Water and Climate Change brings together eight papers on the theme of ‘water resource and environmental management’. The purpose of this...