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  • 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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

      Replacing the Traditional Physical Model Approach Computational models offer promise in improving the modeling of shallow water flows. As new techniques are considered, the process continues to change and evolve. Modeling Shallow Water Flows Using the Discontinuous Galerkin Method examines a technique that focuses on hyperbolic... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Social Entrepreneurship in the Water Sectorby R. Ziegler; L. Partzsch; J. Gebauer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘So often environmental protection is neglected in the social entrepreneurship literature, even though the environmental movement has a lot to offer in terms of empirical and theoretical developments. This book makes a hugely important contribution to filling that gap, lending weight to social innovation theory and providing a good case-study... more...

  • Water Trading and Global Water Scarcityby Josefina Maestu

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    Water scarcity is an increasing problem in many parts of the world, yet conventional supply-side economics and management are insufficient to deal with it. In this book the role of water trading as an instrument of integrated water resources management is explored in depth. It is also shown to be an instrument for conflict resolution, where it may... more...