Jay O'Keeffe

A speed limit on river use
"People tend to ask what (revenue in dollars) water for environmental flows is going to generate. That's not the question you should be asking", says Professor Jay O'Keeffe in an interview with IWP. chicu posted 6 years 4 months ago

Professor Jay O'Keeffe is well-known to all those who are interested in the concept of environmental flow releases. The Professor has been involved in this, all over the world, since the seventies.

The Ganga at sunset
Assessment of the environmental flows requirements for the Upper Ganga basin: A report by the World Wide Fund for Nature (India)
This article presents the report brought out by WWF on 'Assessing flow requirements for the Upper Ganga' chicu posted 9 years 1 month ago

The Ganga is the most sacred river in the sub-continent, and revered by millions.It is also among the top ten rivers at risk. The key threat to the river is indiscriminate abstraction of water from the river, leavng it unable to maintain its ecological integrity or to satisfy the needs of riparian communities.