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Home World Resources Institute | Global Warming, Climate Change, Ecosystems, Sustainable Markets, Good Governance & the Environment Environment News Service environmentalframing.org East Bay Municipal Utility District - EBMUD The World's Water Water Conflict Chronology In an ongoing effort to understand the connections between water resources, water systems, and international security and conflict, the Pacific Institute initiated a project in the late 1980s to track and categorize events related to water and conflict, which has been continuously updated since. Our new format, updated November 2009, presents the information three ways, to better illustrate how conflicts over water impact history: View the Water Conflict Chronology (updated 11/09) Changes to Chronology Reflect New Data Recent world events from the Middle East to China to India to Ethiopia and other regions have, unfortunately, continued to lead to new entries. Control of Water Resources (state and non-state actors): where water supplies or access to water is at the root of tensions. It will be clear to even the casual reader that these definitions are imprecise and that single events can fall into more than one category, depending on perception and definitions.

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