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RESSOURCES HYDRIQUES [1 record]

Record 1 2004-09-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Hydrology and Hydrography
  • Irrigation (Civil Engineering)
  • Drainage and Irrigation (Agric.)
DEF

The supply of water in a given area or drainage basin which is usually interpreted in terms of availability of surface or underground water.

Key term(s)
  • water resource

French

Domaine(s)
  • Hydrologie et hydrographie
  • Irrigation (Génie civil)
  • Drainage et irrigation (Agriculture)
DEF

Ensemble des eaux disponibles dans une région donnée pour les divers usages auxquels elles sont destinées : navigation, irrigation, consommation, énergie hydro-électrique, utilisation industrielle, activités récréatives, etc.

CONT

Les ressources en eau sont constituées par les réserves souterraines (nappes), les débits des cours d'eau, ou les quantités stockées en surface dans des lacs naturels ou artificiels.

Key term(s)
  • ressource en eau
  • ressource hydrique

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Hidrología e hidrografía
  • Riego (Ingeniería civil)
  • Drenaje y riego (Agricultura)
DEF

Cantidad de agua presente susceptible de ser aprovechada.

Key term(s)
  • recurso hídrico
  • recurso hidrológico
  • recurso de agua
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