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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 106.00
This prestigious volume consists of the proceedings of the 1st ever Water Summit to be convened in the world. Under the theme, Water Security: Leadership and Commitment, the 1st Asia-Pacific Water Summit (1st APWS) convened political leaders of the region and high level dignitaries in December 2007 in Beppu City, Oita Prefecture in Japan, offering... more...
Management of Complex Multi-reservoir Water Distribution Systems using Advanced Control Theoretic Tools and TechniquesSpringer 2013; US$ 39.99
This study discusses issues of optimal water management in a complex distribution system. The main elements of the water-management system under consideration are retention reservoirs, among which water transfers are possible, and a network of connections between these reservoirs and water treatment plants (WTPs). System operation optimisation involves... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 19.95
Civilisation is thirsty... it never stopped to think what would happen if the water ran out. ALEXANDER BELL Peak water is the point when the available water is not enough to meet the demands of the world's growing population. We might live on a watery world, but we are exhausting accessible supplies. Many parts of the world are already facing this... more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 314.00
Containing the proceedings of the Second International Conference on the title topic, the book examines issues related to the nature of water, and its use and exploitation by society. Since ensuring an adequate water supply is becoming a critical issue in more and more countries, the conference brings together specialists from the social sciences and... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 29.99
This unique, engaging, and highly authoritative volume enlightens readers on changes needed in the way society accesses, provides, and uses water. It further shines a light on changes needed in the way we use food, energy, and other goods and services in relation to water, and offers projections and recommendations, up to 2050, that apply to water... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 84.00
This publication examines the critical issues surrounding water security (water shortage, water excess, inadequate water quality, the resilience of freshwater systems), providing a rationale for a risk-based approach and the management of trade-offs between water and other (sectoral and environmental) policies. . The report sets out a three-step... more...
- Dundurn 2010; US$ 35.00
In the early twentieth century a movement flourished, championing the St. Lawrence route as the answer to easily transporting goods in and out the centre of the continent. Communities along the Great Lakes planned for increased prosperity, but "the Golden Dream" has not been fully realized. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 189.95
The concept of sustainable development appeared almost twenty years ago, adapting traditional policies to new circumstances, and promoting progress capable of satisfying the necessities of both present and future generations. It is widely believed that the need for a proper and sustainable management of water will be a problem which... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
This book presents a detailed picture of the evolutionary processes at work in water markets with a particular focus on theory and practice in Australia. Policymakers are striving to strike a balance between the pros and cons of a property rights/market based approach to the allocation of water resources, as opposed to an approach that centres on government... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
How are the economic values of water accounted for in policy and project appraisal? This important new book aims to give an overview of the state-of-the-art in Cost?Benefit Analysis (CBA) in water resources management throughout Europe and North America, along with an examination of current applications. more...