Water Productivity Journal (WPJ) Quarterly Publication
Water Productivity
1. Assessment of Equity in Water Distribution at Watercourse Level and Its Impact on Water Productivity

Fiaz Hussain; Amir Iqbal

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Spring 2021, , Pages 1-12

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.274829.1032

Abstract
  The impacts of water variation differ in their magnitude in different canal irrigation systems, mainly due to variations in water availability (timings and amounts), crop types and soil fertility status. These necessitates conducting site-specific research and studies to evaluate the impact of variations ...  Read More

Irrigation Efficiency
2. Assessing crop water productivity at Nyanyadzi smallholder irrigation scheme in Zimbabwe

Never Mujere; Dominic Mazvimavi

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Spring 2021, , Pages 13-24

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.275170.1033

Abstract
  This study determines the effects of variations in relative water supply (RWS) on bean and wheat crop water productivity (WP) under irrigation in Block C at Nyanyadzi irrigation scheme in Zimbabwe. Water supply, bean and wheat crop yield data spanning 17 cropping seasons from 1970 to 2003 were obtained ...  Read More

Water Reuse
3. Applicability of water reuse for coastal shrimp ponds in southern Bangladesh

PRABAL BARUA; Maitri BARUA

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Spring 2021, , Pages 25-42

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.270535.1028

Abstract
  Coastal aquaculture is the most productive export earning sectors of Bangladesh. South-Eastern coast of Bangladesh is the most productive region of coastal aquauculture and millions of people depend on this sectors for livelihood. Three categories of tidal water exchange system based ponds of canal connected, ...  Read More

Water Harvesting
4. Fog water harvesting investigation as a water supply resource in arid and semi-arid areas

Negin Zamani; Mousa Maleki; Faezeh Eslamian

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Spring 2021, , Pages 43-52

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.272244.1029

Abstract
  In view of high population growth and water resources deficit in arid and semiarid area and groundwater resources shortage in mountainous area, there is an urgent need to identify the alternative sources of potable water. Fog is one of such sources of water. Although fog water yielding potential is largely ...  Read More

Water Productivity
5. Water stewardship as an aid to water productivity

Josephine Treacy

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Spring 2021, , Pages 53-66

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.280056.1037

Abstract
  The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have predicted from the years 2000 to 2050 the industrial demand for water will increase by 400 %. This manuscript will discuss water stewardship as an aid to water productivity. The benefits of the integration of water stewardship and ...  Read More

Groundwater Productivity
6. The role of groundwater production alternative on water productivity in the southern high plains region of Texas, USA

Abdullah Karim; Iftekhar Ahmed

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Spring 2021, , Pages 67-74

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.277056.1034

Abstract
  Texas ranks third in the United States in both agricultural acres irrigated and irrigation water applied. Significant advances have been made in irrigation efficiency and water productivity.; however, some challenges remain. The agricultural sector responds to change, and farmers and ranchers have demonstrated ...  Read More

Climate Change
7. Climate Change and Water Productivity

Mannava V. K. SIVAKUMAR

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Winter 2021, , Pages 1-12

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.248627.1015

Abstract
  Over the last three decades, climate change has emerged as one of the most crucial issues for humankind, with serious implications for sustainable development.  In recent decades, changes in climate have caused the impacts on natural and human systems on all continents and across the oceans. Human ...  Read More

Ecohydrology
8. The ecological condition of the Lasvinsky lakes, Perm, Russia

Svetlana Dvinskikh; Olga Larchenko

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Winter 2021, , Pages 79-87

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.267098.1027

Abstract
  The total area of the water surfaces in the Perm is 60.4 km2. Among the surface water resources, lakes and swamps play an important role. They are reservoirs of available water that form the ecological state of the territory. The Lasvinsky lakes (that have a total area of around 1247 hectares) are wetlands ...  Read More

Urban Water
9. Accessibility to Safe Drinking Water in Selected Urban Communities in Southwest Nigeria

Adebayo Oluwole Eludoyin

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 1-10

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2020.248540.1013

Abstract
  Water is an important part of the human life. Sustainable management of water is a major component of the Sustainable Delopment Goal 6, United Nations. Many residents of the middle and low economic countries are not adequately supplied with this important commodity, however, but information is scanty ...  Read More

Crop Water Modeling
10. Assessment of The Effect of Precipitation, Temperature and Potential Evapotranspiration of GLDAS Model on The Outputs of AquaCrop Model

Mojgan Ahmadi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 21-32

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2020.247902.1011

Abstract
  Remote sensing (RS) technology can be effective in many agricultural activities due to the associated valuable features such as the ability to take multi-time and multi-spectral images, the ability to distinguish between time and radiometry, and a wide and integrated view of the area. The RS technology ...  Read More

Hydroinformatic
11. Physical and Chemical Water Quality Parameters Sensing IoT Systems for Improving Water Productivity

João Miguel Santos; José Jasnau Caeiro; João Carlos Martins; João Filipe Santos; Patrícia Palma

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 33-46

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.260447.1019

Abstract
  The paper presents a study of Internet of Things (IoT) systems used on physical and chemical water quality and resources sensing. The United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030, declaring a commitment to “Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation ...  Read More

Climate Change
12. Climate Change and Integrated Water Resources Management to Prevent Water Disputes in Africa

Samir A. Al-Gamal

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 59-70

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2021.263708.1023

Abstract
  The water resources in Africa is very sensitive to climate changes and climate variability. Over 95 percent of Africa’s agriculture is rain-fed and rural populations depend on agriculture and other natural resources for their livelihoods, and their crops are sensitive to the small changes in temperature ...  Read More

Evaporation Reduction
13. Assessment and Simulation of Evaporation Front Depth and Intensity from Different Soil Surface Conditions Regarding Diverse Static Levels

Jamshid Piri; Anurag Malik; Ozgur Kisi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2020, , Pages 1-20

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2020.119472

Abstract
  The knowledge about soil evaporation is essential for improving water productivity (WP) in water-limited regions. Evaporation front (EF) depth and intensity (EI) are the most important components of agricultural activities and environmental issues, the physical characteristics of soil play a significant ...  Read More

Hydroinformatic
14. Water Out of Waste – Solar-Desalination-Humidification-Dehumidification Auxiliaries Processing Extractive Industrial Operations

Amir Parnian; James Nicholas Furze; Amin Parnian

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2020, , Pages 31-38

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2020.119474

Abstract
  Oil and gas drilling produce saline brine, posing a threat and great risk to the environment. Desalination is a pathway to freshwater production and brine removal, however, the energy required for processing and highly concentrated brines curtail the approach. Solar desalination humidification dehumidification ...  Read More

Climate Change
15. Impacts of Climate Change and Water Resources Management in the Southern Mediterranean Countries

Noureddine Gaaloul; Saeid Eslamian; Rim Katlance

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2020, , Pages 51-72

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2020.119476

Abstract
  This study seeks to assess the effects of climate change on the agriculture sector across a number of Southern  Mediterranean countries and evaluate relevant policy measures addressing these challenges for the region. Agriculture is dependent on land and water use, and key activity for rural populations ...  Read More

Irrigation Network
16. Evaluating Irrigation and Drainage Sub-Network Management (Case Study: Khodaafarin Network)

Hamid Darabi; Sohrab Asadi; Mahdi Sarai Tabrizi; Amin Esmaeilzadeh hanjani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2020, , Pages 73-84

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/wpj.2020.119477

Abstract
  The purpose of this study was to determine the quantitative effect of management of public institutions in promoting optimal water consumption and reducing operating and maintenance costs. For this purpose, two farms with of 48 and 49 (ha) area, which cultivated with an approved cultivation pattern (40% ...  Read More