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United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP).
WWAP, 2015: The United Nations World Water Development Report 2015: Water for a sustainable world.
Failure in managing this resource in the past resulted in rapid depletion of water in many countries with the increase of chronic water scarcity (WWAP, 2012).
In addition to coordinating this significant UN report, WWAP monitors freshwater issues in order to provide recommendations, develop case studies, enhance assessment capacity at a national level and inform the decision-making process.
The reservoir sedimentation can be calculated using the information as quoted by recently published 2nd world water development report (WWAP, 2006), which states that the dams and reservoir stops 30% of the sediments from reaching to oceans.
Olcay Unver, the coordinator of the World Water Assessment Program (WWAP), presented the World Water Development Report 3 "Water in a Changing World" on the sidelines of the Fifth World Water Forum held in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
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