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- Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 22.64
Hauptbeschreibung Wasser ist die Grundlage allen Lebens. Eine Welt ohne Wasser wäre eine Welt ohne Pflanzen, Tiere und Menschen. Diese apokalyptische Vorstellung könnte bald Realität werden: Bereits heute versiegen Flüsse, Seen trocknen aus, das Grundwasser zieht sich zurück. Aktuell haben über eine Milliarde Menschen keinen Zugang zu sauberem Trinkwasser.... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2011; US$ 29.95
The battles of yesterday were fought over land. Those of today are over energy. But the battles of tomorrow may be over water. Nowhere is that danger greater than in water-distressed Asia. Water stress is set to become Asia's defining crisis of the twenty-first century, creating obstacles to continued rapid economic growth, stoking interstate tensions... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 79.99
As one of the eighteen field-specific reports comprising the comprehensive scope of the strategic general report of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, this sub-report addresses long-range planning for developing science and technology in the field of ecological and environmental science. They each craft a roadmap for their sphere of development to 2050.... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 15.00
Introducing an Audel "Mini-Ref" for tradespeople working on water well pumps and pumping systems Water well pumps are used everywhere, with installations numbering in the millions. It's hard to believe that no one has written a small field book that covers these pieces of equipment. Finally, here's a great handy guide is for anyone who needs to know... more...
- OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 105.00
This report addresses multilevel governance challenges in water policy implementation and identifies good practices for coordinating water policy across ministries, between levels of government, and across local actors at subnational level. Based on a methodological framework, it assesses the main coordination gaps in terms of policymaking,... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 39.95
An ecosystem in freefall, a shrinking water supply for cities and agriculture, an antiquated network of failure-prone levees?this is the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, the major hub of California's water system. Written by a team of independent water experts, this analysis of the latest data evaluates proposed solutions to the Delta's myriad problems.... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00
This e-book examines technologies for reducing water consumption during cleaning, especially given the availability of fresh water around the world and the difficulties we will have in obtaining supplies of fresh water in the future. It discusses the chemical and physical properties of water, particularly as they relate to its use in cleaning, and... more...
- OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 49.00
Improving water quality is consistently ranked as a top environmental concern in OECD public opinion surveys. The key challenges for policy makers in addressing water quality issues in agriculture are to reduce water pollution while encourage benefits, such as maintaining aquatic life. This book examines linking policies, farm management and water... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 39.99
This book examines five methods used for concentrate management, namely; disposal to surface water, disposal to sewerage, deep well injection, land applications and evaporation ponds. In particular, the book focuses on the design, siting, cost, and environmental impacts of these methods. While these methods are widely practiced in a variety of settings... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 139.99
The use of water for industrial purposes is of foremost importance. It is used as a coolant and industrial activities dealing with power generation, steel and iron, paper and pulp and oil require very large amounts of water. The industry, therefore, resorts to large scale abstraction of water from natural water bodies. This water is often treated with... more...