IWMI Research Report – 1

The New Era of Water Resources Management: From “Dry” to “Wet” Water Savings.


Seckler, D. 1996. The new era of water resources management: From “dry” to “wet” water savings. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI); IWMI. iii, 17p. (IIMI Research Report 1 / IWMI Research Report 1) [doi: 10.3910/2009.003]



Examines the concept of water efficiency, the impact of water recycling and implications for water management. Distinguishes between “wet” and “dry” water savings, and explores opportunities for creating “wet” savings-savings that make more water available for use in a basin.


ISBN: 92-9090-325-2

ISSN: 1026-0862