Factsheet: NWRMS and NWRP

NWRMS and NWRP

Key Information
Description: 
The Water Resources Management Law 9433, enacted in (1997), establishes the National Water Resources Policy (NWRP) and the National Water Resource Management System (NWRMS), introducing a new integrated approach to water resources management through introducing important changes in the administrative, legal and institutional aspects of water resources. The increasing global quantitative and qualitative water stress and conflicts have led Brazil to revise and/or enact new water polices and laws. The increasing, agricultural demand, environmental degradation and potential climate-related threats are the driving forces challenging the management and utilization of the world’s water resources.
Goal/Aim: 
Aims Water Resources Management

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