Water allocation

"Agriculture and fishing have different needs for water, as do manufacturing industries, cities, and wildlife . Water allocation is the process of distributing water supplies to meet the various requirements of a community." (encyclopedia.com)


encyclopedia.com, n.d. "Water Allocation" https://www.encyclopedia.com/environment/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcr…. Accessed June 14 2021. 

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