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  • The Indus Basin of Pakistanby Winston Yu; Yi-Chen Yang

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    This book was undertaken at a pivotal time in the region. The weak summer monsoon in 2009 created drought conditions throughout Pakistan. This followed an already tenuous situation for many rural households faced with high fuel and fertilizer costs and the impacts of rising global food prices. Then catastrophic monsoon flooding in 2010 affected over... more...

  • Proceedings of the 1st Asia-Pacific Water Summitby Secretariat of the 1st Asia-Pacific

    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...

  • Water Governance, Policy and Knowledge Transferby Cheryl De Boer; Joanne Vinke-de Kruijf; Gül Özerol; Hans Th. A. Bressers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    In an increasingly global community of researchers and practitioners, new technologies and communication means have made the transfer of policies from one country or region to another progressively more prevalent. There has been a lot of attention in the field of public administration paid to policy transfer and institutional transplantation. This... more...

  • Management of Complex Multi-reservoir Water Distribution Systems using Advanced Control Theoretic Tools and Techniquesby Wojciech Z. Chmielowski

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • Peak Waterby Alexander Bell

    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...

  • Water and Society IIby C. A. BREBBIA

    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...

  • Modeling Shallow Water Flows Using the Discontinuous Galerkin Methodby Abdul A. Khan; Wencong Lai

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 129.95

    Introduction A historical overview Organization of the book References General formulation of the discontinuous Galerkin method Conservation form of equations Shape functions Isoparametric mapping Numerical integration Approximate Riemann solvers Time integration References Discontinuous Galerkin method for one-dimensional... more...

  • From Water Scarcity to Sustainable Water Use in the West Bank, Palestineby Dima Wadi Nazer

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 83.95

    Introduction  2. Water footprint of the Palestinians in the West Bank 3. Financial, environmental and social evaluation of water mangement options 4. Optimizing irrigation water use 5. Saving water and reducing pollution in the unhairing-liming process in the leather industry 6. A strategy for sustainable water management in the West Bank, Palestine... 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...

  • Pricing Urban Waterby Laura Echternacht

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    High population growth, informal settlements, and organizational and financial mismanagement represent major challenges for the water supply in many cities in developing countries. This book contributes to solving those problems by identifying systematic shortcomings and proposing solutions to improve the financial conditions in two representative... more...