What is it about?
The search for a solution to the global water crisis has been a long and difficult journey involving new ideas and technologies. However, we must ask ourselves: can there ever be a one-size-fits-all solution to this problem? This paper argues that there cannot be, using a mathematical theorem as inspiration. Instead, we need to tailor our solutions to the specific circumstances of each case. This doesn't mean current approaches aren't necessary; they can inspire us to create customized solutions that meet local requirements and constraints.
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Why is it important?
We tend to gravitate toward finding universal solutions, but perhaps that is wrong. It does not imply that existing ideas and technologies are not working; it simply means you cannot answer everything with one magical answer!
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This page is a summary of: No-free-lunch-theorem: a page taken from the computational intelligence for water resources planning and management, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, March 2023, Springer Science + Business Media, DOI: 10.1007/s11356-023-26300-1.
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