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- Springer 2013; US$ 54.99
This book presents an update and revision of the book Water Shall Flow from the Rock - Hydrogeology and Climate in the Lands of the Bible by A. Issar, published by Springer-Verlag in 1990. The enormous quantity and quality of new data added since 1990 called for a thorough update. Another reason for this work is the better understanding achieved since... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 164.95
Droughts and their management are a serious challenge to water resource professionals. While droughts predominate in arid regions, their frequency and severity in more temperate regions with more abundant rainfall have been on the rise. Drought Management and Planning for Water Resources provides an essential collection of planning and management... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95
This book inquires into the relations between society and its natural environment by examining the historical discourse around several cases of state building in the American West: the construction of three high dams from 1928 to 1963. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
This book argues that the economic appeal of using water charges to promote efficiency in usage and pollution control can be constrained by institutional and operational problems. Analysing the cases of France, Mexico and Brazil the authors - respective local experts - illustrate that barriers are similar despite the existing differences among these... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 39.00
This publication brings together the recent work of the OECD on water management issues. It identifies the main policy challenges addressed by that work for sustainable water management. Among the issues discussed are: performance of water management policies in OECD countries; water pricing; financing of water and wastewater infrastructure; water-related... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 61.00
SWEDEN Topics covered: Environmental Policies Water Management Nature Conservation and Biodiversity Economy, Society and Environment Health and Environment International Co-operation This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress in each member... more...
- Cato Institute 2005; US$ 10.00
There is plenty of water in the world, yet more than a billion people worldwide lack access to clean and safe water, and some 12 million people die annually as a result. Those afflicted live mainly in poor countries where 97 percent of water distribution is run by the public sector. Fredrik Segerfeldt will describe how a small number of poor countries... 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
Water deficiency in many arid and semi-arid regions in Southern Europe is becoming a major constraint for economic welfare and sustainable regional development. These regions are characterised by high spatial and temporal imbalances of water demand and supply, seasonal water uses, inadequate water resources and poor institutional water management. more...
- BRILL 2000; US$ 241.00
A comprehensive survey of the techniques people used to harness, and defend themselves from, water in Western Christendom from 500-1500, each chapter of this volume sets the technologies of fishing, land drainage, irrigation, flood control, and water supply within a social and cultural context. more...