Water-Culture Institute

Organization Overview

The Water-Culture Institute promotes the sustainable management of our rivers, lakes, springs, and groundwater through (1) applying indigenous wisdom, and philosophical and cultural traditions that respect the rights of nature, (2) conducting research into ethics and value systems related to water management, and (3) encouraging broad-based stakeholder involvement in water decisions, and (4) networking among individuals and organizations working on on issues of water ethics.

Projects on the Hub

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Regions of Interest

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This Organization has a Global Interest.

Ganges

Overview: We are interested in learning how spiritual beliefs about the Ganges and Yamuna Rivers can be incorporated into river management policies.
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Contact Info: David Groenfeldt
Email: dgroenfeldt@waterculture.org
Phone: 5054703554

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Nile

Overview: Collaborative research into the role of water culture in IWRM at the sub-basin level, to be initiated in late 2013.
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  • Local Water Resource Governance
Contact Info: David Groenfeldt
Email: dgroenfeldt@waterculture.org
Phone: 5054703554

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Rio Grande

Overview: Analyzing flood management ethics along the Middle Rio Grande (central New Mexico) and developing a stakeholders' information network as a precursor to a river basin council. Details on our website: http://www.waterculture.org/Rio_Grande_Governance.html
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  • Local Water Resource Governance
Contact Info: David Groenfeldt
Email: dgroenfeldt@waterculture.org
Phone: 5054703554

This Region is not yet active.

Tigris Euphrates

Overview: Collaborative research into the role of water culture in IWRM at the sub-basin level, to be initiated in late 2013.
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Action Areas:
Challenges:
  • Local Water Resource Governance
Contact Info: David Groenfeldt
Email: dgroenfeldt@waterculture.org
Phone: 5054703554

This Region is not yet active.