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  • 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...

  • Liquid Assetsby Jill Boberg

    RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95

    A one-liner considers more demographic and local water-availability factors than most reports linking demography to water resources. In a 450-character abstract most writings linking demographic trends to water availability look at population-growth effects, treating water supplies as static and population as increasing. more...

  • Cooperative Diplomacy, Regional Stability and National Interestsby Korwa G. Adar; Nicasius A. Check

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2011; US$ 34.95

    The Nile River is the longest river in the world covering nearly 7,000 kilometres. It traverses ten countries in Africa, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda, with South Sudan as the eleventh riparian state once it acquires its sovereignty. Of the more than 300 million... more...

  • The Institutional Economics of Waterby R.M. Saleth; A. Dinar

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    An evaluation of water institutional reform and water sector performance from an institutional economics and political economy perspective, this title develops an alternative methodology built on "institutional decomposition and analysis" framework, "institutional ecology" principle, and "subjective theory" of institutional change. more...

  • Scarcity, Entitlements and the Economics of Water in Developing Countriesby P.B. Anand

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Argues that if water supply and sanitation were mainly problems of technology or financial resources, they would have been resolved long ago. This book ascertains that there are many other factors affecting our ability to intervene and improve the effectiveness of policies. It also examines the availability and use of water resources. more...