Climate Change-Sensitive Water Resources Management

Water Resources Management under Changing Climate: Major IssuesMajor IssuesOverview of the Contents of the BookWRM and EU Policies to Adapt To Climate Change: Experience from GreeceIntroductionOverview of EU Water Legislation and the IWRM ConceptEU Water-Related DirectivesThe Water Framework Directive 2000/60The Urban Wastewater DirectiveThe Nitrates DirectiveThe Groundwater DirectiveThe Bathing Water DirectiveComplementary Directives for sustainable water resources managementPolicy, Measures, Programs, and Adaptation Actions in the EURoadmap to the EU Strategy on AdaptationInternational and European Adaptation ActionsEU Funding Initiatives/Programs on AdaptationNational Adaptation StrategiesNational Adaptation StrategyRegional Greek National Adaptation StrategiesEvaluation of the EU Adaptation Strategy and Greek NASEU Adaptation Strategy EvaluationEvaluation of the Greek NASConclusionsReferencesResponding to Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources and Management: Insights from AustraliaIntroductionThe Case Study AreaClimate Change Projections for SEQThe Millennium DroughtKey ResponsesThe 2010–2011 FloodsKey ResponsesDiscussionConclusionReferencesOptimization of the Operation of Multi-Purpose Dams Using Ensemble Prediction: Case Study from JapanIntroductionStudy Methods and Target BasinEstimation of Uncertainty of Cumulative Rainfall Amount by Using Ensemble Weather PredictionProposing Real-Time Flood Control Operation for Dams Using Precipitation ForecastingConclusionsAcknowledgmentReferencesHydroclimatic Variability across Tapi Basin, India: Issues and ImplicationsIntroductionStudy AreaClimatic Characteristics of the Tapi BasinPhysiographic characteristics of the Tapi basinKey water resources projects in the Tapi basinMaterials and MethodsData SourcesHydroclimatic IndicesSpatio-Temporal Variations of Trends in Rainfall IndicesUpper Tapi BasinMiddle Tapi BasinLower Tapi BasinSpatio-Temporal Variations in Streamflow TrendsStreamflow Characteristics across the Tapi BasinTrends in streamflow indicesVariation in reservoir levelsFlooding and Morphological Issues in the Tapi BasinHistory of Floods in the Tapi BasinMajor Morphological Issues in the Tapi BasinReservoir Sedimentation in the Upper Tapi BasinReduction in Channel Carrying Capacity in the Lower Tapi BasinFlood Protection Measures in the Lower Tapi BasinConclusionsAcknowledgementsReferencesEffectiveness of Adaptation Options for Multi-Purpose Reservoir Operation to Climate Change: A Case Study in Japanese River BasinsIntroductionBackgroundReservoir Management Practices in JapanCurrent issues: floods, droughts, and sedimentationTypical expected impacts of climate change on water resources management in JapanAdaptation Options For Multi-Purpose Reservoir OperationReallocation of Reservoir Storage CapacityIntegrated operation considering real-time hydro-meteorological predictionEnlargement of Reservoir Storage Capacity by Dam UpgradingCase StudyStudy AreasEstimation of River Flow Change under the Future ConditionsClimate DataRainfall–Runoff ModelBias Correction of Monthly Precipitation Projected By the AGCMBias Correction of Monthly River StreamflowReservoir Operation ModelingEstimated Impacts of Climate Change On River DischargeAssessment of Impacts of River Flow Changes on Reservoir Operation for Water SupplyAssessment of Adaptation OptionsEvaluation IndexEvaluation of Impacts of Climate Change on Reservoir Operation for Water SupplyIdentifying Potential Suitable Adaptation OptionsSummaryAcknowledgementsReferencesNature-Based Solutions as Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Measures In ItalyIntroductionThe Italian ClimateThe National Adaptation Strategy and the Nature-Based SolutionsThe Regional Laws on ‘Hydraulic and Hydrologic Invariance’Trend Analysis in Rainfall Characteristics in BresciaSummary and ConclusionsReferencesSpatial Modelling Of Knowledge: Water Resources Management in a Brazilian Coastal AreaFlooding In Coastal Areas: An Integrated Water Resources Management ProblemModelling Expertise Knowledge in Water Resources Problem-SolvingA Spatial Modelling For an Ill-Planned Coastal AreaBrazilian Coastal Areas: Water Resources Management ChallengesBetween Urban Development and Floods: The Bessa Coastal Area ChallengesThe Decision-Making Problem: A Framework ChallengeCriteria Selection and Conceptual ModellingSpatial Modelling: Management Measures FormulationSpatial Modelling: Measures and Strategy GenerationWater Management and Urban Planning: A Possible Merging?Expertise Knowledge Acquisition: SubjectivitySpatial Modelling and Knowledge Gain: Valuable InteractionsUncertainty: An Ever-Present IssueBig Data: A Challenge for EfficiencyUrban planners and water resources managers: the problem of different views from the same siteReferencesEvolving Adaptive Hydrologic Design and Water Resources Management in A Changing Climate: Experiences from the U.SIntroductionPrecipitation Extremes and Stormwater Infrastructure DesignStormwater Infrastructure DesignAdaptive Hydrologic DesignPrecipitation Magnitude and Frequency Data Development in the U. STrends in Historical Precipitation Extremes in the U.SIntensity–Duration–Frequency RelationshipsDesign Rainfall DistributionsChanges in Precipitation ExtremesPrecipitation Extremes and FloodsPrecipitation extremes: influences of climate variabilityWater Resources and Stormwater Management under Changing Climate: IssuesRecommendations for Climate Change-Sensitive Hydrologic DesignRecommendations for Water Resources Management under Changing ClimateSummaryAcronymsReferencesIncorporation of Robustness and Adaptiveness into Reservoir Operations under Climate ChangeIntroductionMethodologyRobust ApproachRobust Decision MakingRobust OptimizationAdaptive ApproachReal Option AnalysisDecision Tree ApproachCase StudyStudy Basin: Boryeong DamDam Operations with Robust OptimizationStochastic Dynamic ProgrammingRobust Stochastic Dynamic ProgrammingSimulationResultsWater Infrastructure Planning With Real Option AnalysisUncertainty in ClimateDrought Damage CostROA Modeling Using the Decision Tree ApproachResultsConclusionsAcknowledgmentReferencesThe Way Ahead: Adaptive Water Management and Climate EffectsIntroductionInnovative Approaches to Adaptive Water ManagementEvidence-Based Interdisciplinary Research (The Value of Cooperation between Sciences)Accurate Data and Coupled Climate–Hydrology Analysis and ModelingWater Supply and Demand Management (High Levels of Uncertainty Regarding Projected Impacts)Integrated Consideration of Floods, Droughts, and Hydrological ProcessesAdaptation of Existent Water Resources Infrastructure and Non-Structural MeasuresRegulatory, Legal, and Policy Approaches (Obstacles in Implementation, Need for Further Integration)Participatory Approaches, the Role of End-Users and Stakeholders (Informed Citizens)ConclusionsReferences
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