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  • Water and the Future of Humanityby Benedito P F Jr. Braga

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Water Security for Better Livesby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Challenges of the New Water Policies for the XXI Centuryby Enrique Cabrera; Ricardo Cobacho

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 199.95

    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...

  • The Evolution of Markets for Waterby Jeff Bennett

    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...

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis and Water Resources Management by R. Brouwer; D. Pearce

    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...

  • Water Resource Economics and Policyby W. Douglas Shaw

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    ?Douglass Shaw?s Water Resource Economics and Policy is a timely and useful offering, filling an important void in MS and Post bac texts. The beginning chapters provide background in legal and economic theory considerations. Each is followed up in the book with specific regulatory and institutional examples as well as citations and explanations of... more...

  • Social Issues in the Provision and Pricing of Water Servicesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 61.00

    This book explores the interface between environmental and social elements of water pricing policies in OECD countries. It focuses on the affordability of water services, as well as on the social measures aimed at resolving these affordability problems. more...

  • Managing Water as an Economic Resourceby James Winpenny

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 73.95

    This argues that the root of the water crisis is the failure of suppliers and consumers to treat water as a scarce commodity and evaluates policies for improved management through case studies from around the world. more...

  • Aguaby David B. Brooks

    International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 15.00

    Esta publicación sintetiza los resultados de tres décadas de investigación apoyada por el IDRC sobre abastecimiento de agua. Demuestra que algunas de las respuestas de mayor peso a la problemática de la escasez de agua se han implementado a nivel local ?en hogares, campos agrícolas, aldeas y vecindarios urbanos. Centrándose no sólo en los resultados... more...

  • The Economics of Water Management in Southern Africaby G-M. Lange; R. Hassan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Presents a tool for water management - water resource accounting - which significantly advances the economic analysis of water. Based on the UN's handbook for environmental accounting, this book describes the implementation and policy application of water accounts in three African countries, and discusses how they have been used by water managers. more...