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Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change : The Roles of Infrastructure and Governance in the Context of Adaptation

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Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change : The Roles of Infrastructure and Governance in the Context of Adaptation
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Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change
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The Roles of Infrastructure and Governance in the Context of Adaptation
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Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change : The Roles of Infrastructure and Governance in the Context of Adaptation
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  • Foreword by Benedito P.F. Braga -- Foreword by Roberto Ramirez de la Parra -- Foreword by Dogan Altinbilek -- Foreword by Claudia Coria -- Foreword by Jerome Delli Priscoli -- Foreword by Liu Zhiguang -- Foreword by Roberto Olivares -- Preface -- Contents -- 1 Water, Governance, and Infrastructure for Enhancing Climate Resilience -- Abstract -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Infrastructure in a Changing Environment -- 1.3 Governance to Build Resilience -- 1.4 Water Infrastructure Within a Governance Framework: An Evolving Paradigm -- References -- 2 Enhancing Water Governance for Climate Resilience: Arizona, USA-Sonora, Mexico Comparative Assessment of the Role of Reservoirs in Adaptive Management for Water Security -- Abstract -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 A Comparison of Arizona, USA and Sonora, Mexico -- 2.2.1 The Arizona Case -- 2.2.2 The Sonora Case -- 2.2.3 Arizona-Sonora Comparative Assessment of the Role of Reservoirs in Enhancing Water Security -- 2.3 Empirical Study Methods -- 2.3.1 Goals and Questions -- 2.3.2 Participants -- 2.3.3 Instruments -- 2.3.4 Analysis Procedures -- 2.4 Results -- 2.4.1 Factors Affecting Water Security (Fig. 2.2) -- 2.4.2 Effectiveness of Strategies for Enhancing Water Security (Fig. 2.3) -- 2.4.3 Perceived and Desired Investment in Water Management Strategies (Fig. 2.4) -- 2.4.4 Strategies to Enhance Governance for Water Security (Fig. 2.5) -- 2.4.5 Outcomes Attributable to Hard Path and Soft Path Strategies (Fig. 2.6) -- 2.5 Discussion -- 2.6 Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 3 The Murray-Darling Basin: Climate Change, Infrastructure, and Water -- Abstract -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Assessment Approach -- 3.3 Stages of Water Infrastructure Development -- 3.4 The Role of Water Infrastructure and Storage -- 3.4.1 Water for the Environment -- 3.4.2 Water-Efficient Infrastructure Investments
  • 3.4.3 Groundwater -- 3.4.4 Climate Response Measures and Risks to Shared Water -- 3.4.5 Climate Change Modelling and Decision-Making -- 3.4.6 Reoperation of Infrastructure -- 3.4.7 Case Study: Decommissioning Lake Mokoan -- 3.5 Conclusion -- References -- 4 Climate Change Adaptation, Water Infrastructure Development, and Responsive Governance in the Himalayas: The Case Study of Nepal's Koshi River Basin -- Abstract -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 The Impact of Climate Change on Water in the Basin and Importance of Infrastructure as a Climate Change Adaptation Strategy -- 4.3 Overview of Water Infrastructure Development in the Koshi Basin -- 4.3.1 Hydropower Infrastructure -- 4.3.2 Irrigation and Flood Control Infrastructure -- 4.4 Challenges of Development and Management of Water Infrastructure Under Climatic Uncertainty -- 4.4.1 Biophysical Challenges -- 4.4.2 Management Challenges -- 4.5 Responsive Water Infrastructure Governance Under Climatic Uncertainty -- 4.6 Conclusions and Recommendations -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 5 Building Pakistan's Resilience to Flood Disasters in the Indus River Basin -- Abstract -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.1.1 The Floods of 2010 and 2014 -- 5.2 Building Resilience -- 5.2.1 Prepare Through Flood Forecasting and Early Warning -- 5.2.2 Absorb Through Integrated Water Resources Management -- 5.2.2.1 Storage: Conflict of Flow Extremes -- 5.2.2.2 Levees and Embankments -- 5.2.2.3 Flood Bypass -- 5.2.2.4 Reservoir Operation and Storage -- 5.2.2.5 Building Room for the River -- 5.2.3 Adapt for Future Uncertainties and Climate Change -- 5.2.4 Prepare and Recover: Reversing Extemporaneous Governance -- 5.3 Conclusion -- References -- 6 Yellow River: Re-operation of the Infrastructure System to Increase Resilience to Climate Variability and Changes -- Abstract -- 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 The Yellow River and Its Flow and Sediment Regulation System -- 6.2.1 Yellow River Flow and Sediment Regulation System -- 6.2.2 Nonstructural Measures -- 6.3 Stages of Yellow River Reoperation -- 6.3.1 Phase 1: Before 1999 -- 6.3.2 Phase 2: 1999-2006 -- 6.3.3 Phase 3: 2006-2015 -- 6.4 Impact Assessment -- 6.4.1 Social Benefits -- 6.4.2 Environmental Benefits -- 6.5 Conclusion -- References -- 7 The Durance-Verdon River Basin in France: The Role of Infrastructures and Governance for Adaptation to Climate Change -- Abstract -- 7.1 Description of the Durance-Verdon River Infrastructure -- 7.1.1 The Development of the Durance-Verdon Infrastructure: Adaptation as a Principle from the Beginning -- 7.1.1.1 Introduction -- 7.1.1.2 Initial Studies: A Long-Term Process -- 7.1.1.3 The Choice of Dam: A Technical Conclusion to Solve the Problem -- 7.1.1.4 The Link to the Overall Development of the Durance -- 7.1.1.5 The Impact of the Dam on the Socioeconomic Framework -- 7.1.1.6 The French Law of 1955 -- 7.1.1.7 Population Answers to the Dam: An Innovative Approach with Engagement and Support -- 7.1.2 Water Is a Shared Resource in the Durance-Verdon: Water Infrastructures to Support Sustainable Development of the Territories -- 7.1.3 The River Basin Management Plan: An Appropriate Tool to Address Extreme Climate Events in France -- 7.2 Examples of Adaptation to Climate Change on the Durance-Verdon Basin -- 7.2.1 The R2D2 2050 Project: A Partnership Project to Assess the Possible Impacts of Climate Change on the Durance River Basin -- 7.2.1.1 Introduction -- 7.2.1.2 Main Results -- 7.2.1.3 Conclusions -- 7.2.2 The EDF Value Creation Methodology: An Effective Tool to Manage Infrastructures in a Sustainable Way -- 7.2.2.1 Introduction and Background -- 7.2.2.2 Results of the Durance-Verdon Value Creation Assessment in 2015
  • 7.2.2.3 Additional Benefits of Using This Methodology -- 7.2.3 The Water-Saving Conventions: A Voluntary Approach to Foster a Win-Win Situation Using Existing Infrastructure -- 7.3 Conclusion -- References -- 8 Sobradinho Reservoir: Governance and Stakeholders -- Abstract -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 About the Sobradinho Reservoir -- 8.3 Governance and Stakeholders -- 8.4 Water Scarcity -- 8.5 Intervention and Outcomes -- 8.6 Impacts -- 8.7 Overall Analysis -- 8.8 Conclusions -- References -- 9 Adaptation and Mitigation Measures for High-Risk Dams, Considering Changes in Their Climate and Basin -- Abstract -- 9.1 Storage Infrastructure and Water Use -- 9.2 Dam Safety Program -- 9.3 Hydrological Conditions in Mexico -- 9.4 Regulatory Framework and Governance for Dams -- 9.5 Dam Condition Assessment -- 9.5.1 Methodology for the Inspection and Evaluation of Dams -- 9.5.2 Case Study: El Cajón, a Nineteenth-Century Masonry Dam -- 9.5.2.1 Historical Condition -- 9.5.2.2 Current Status -- 9.5.2.3 Other Dams in the Basin -- 9.6 Other Representative Cases -- 9.7 Role of Dams During Droughts -- 9.8 Resilience to Flooding from Dam Failure -- 9.9 Key Lessons Learned -- 9.10 Conclusions -- References -- 10 Seyhan Dam, Turkey, and Climate Change Adaptation Strategies -- Abstract -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Need for the Seyhan Dam -- 10.3 Main Benefits of the Construction of the Seyhan Dam -- 10.3.1 Environmental Benefits -- 10.3.2 Economic Benefits -- 10.3.3 Flood Control -- 10.3.4 Drought Control and Operational Studies -- 10.4 Assessment of the Results of Climate Change Studies on the Seyhan Basin -- 10.5 Climate Change Policy in Turkey -- 10.6 Adaptation Policies -- 10.7 Recent Developments in Water Policy in Turkey -- 10.7.1 Flood Management and Flood Control -- 10.7.2 Drought and Drought Control -- 10.7.3 Irrigation Management Transfer
  • 10.8 Outcomes and Conclusions -- References -- 11 Lake Nasser: Alleviating the Impacts of Climate Fluctuations and Change -- Abstract -- 11.1 Background -- 11.2 Water, Climate, and Development -- 11.3 Reservoirs and Climate Fluctuations -- 11.4 High Aswan Dam and Lake Nasser: Hydro-political Developments -- 11.5 Role of Lake Nasser in Managing Climatic Fluctuations -- 11.5.1 Benefits of Lake Nasser -- 11.5.2 Lake Nasser and Hydropower Generation -- 11.5.3 Lake Nasser and Agricultural Development -- 11.6 Climate Change Implications -- 11.7 Lake Nasser and Climate Change -- 11.8 Concluding Remarks -- References -- 12 Greater Security with Less Water: Sterkfontein Dam's Contribution to Systemic Resilience -- Abstract -- 12.1 Introduction and Background -- 12.1.1 Water Requirements of the Vaal River System: A "Problem-Shed" not a Watershed -- 12.1.2 Water Resources of the Region -- 12.1.3 Institutional Context -- 12.1.4 The Sterkfontein Dam in the Vaal System -- 12.2 The Evolution of the Tugela-Vaal Scheme Concept -- 12.2.1 Choosing from Limited Options -- 12.2.2 The Tugela Decision and the Storage Option Lead to Sterkfontein -- 12.2.3 Drakensberg Pumped Storage: The Final Iteration -- 12.2.4 The Completed Configuration -- 12.3 Implementation and Operation -- 12.3.1 Construction -- 12.3.2 Operation -- 12.3.3 Operational Performance and Responses -- 12.3.4 1978-1983 Drought and Subsystem Crisis -- 12.3.5 1992-1996 Droughts and System Strengthening -- 12.3.6 2016 Drought -- 12.4 Performance in a Changing Context -- 12.4.1 Social: Increased Water Demand and New Water Uses -- 12.4.2 Environment and Amenity -- 12.4.3 An Economy in Transformation -- 12.4.4 An Energy Landscape Changing with Climate -- 12.4.5 Technical Responses -- 12.5 Discussion -- 12.5.1 Has the Tugela-Vaal Scheme Provided Value for Money?
  • 12.5.2 The Political Conditions that Enabled Public Sector Innovation
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