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Accession Number ADA564255
Title Future of Army Water Studies.
Publication Date May 2011
Media Count 20p
Personal Author M. Kodack
Abstract Water Challenges: Energy/water nexus, Balancing supply with demand, Aging infrastructure, Complex water rights issues, Cost versus price imbalance, Water quality degradation. The Army is assessing 30-year water supply and demand for a sample of Army installations. The study was initiated in 2009 at Fort Bliss, TX and Fort Bragg, NC. It is now being applied to 10 domestic and 3 overseas installations. General observations: We need the installation of more water meters; Water rights may be limiting factors for some installations; Climate change will exacerbate scarcity in arid regions and affect availability in historically wet regions; We need an aggressive leak detection program and regional solutions.
Keywords Aging infrastructure
Army facilities
Army research
Climate change
Drinking water
Drinking water contaminants
Population growth
Water availability
Water conservation
Water demand
Water distribution
Water pollution
Water quality
Water rights
Water scarcity
Water supplies

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 48G - Hydrology & Limnology
74 - Military Sciences
74E - Logistics, Military Facilities, & Supplies
68D - Water Pollution & Control
Corporate Author Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations and Environment), Washington, DC. Army Environmental Policy Institute.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Briefing charts.
NTIS Issue Number 1302
Contract Number N/A

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