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- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 124.00
This report assesses the extent to which Dutch water governance is fit for future challenges and sketches an agenda for the reform of water policies in the Netherlands. It builds on a one-year policy dialogue with over 100 Dutch stakeholders, supported by robust analytical work and drawing on international best practice. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 80.20
Tot in de jaren 1960 stonden lage delen van Friesland 's winters regelmatig onder water. Het peil van de meren, plassen en vaarten die tezamen de provinciale waterberging vormen, Frieslands boezem, was nauwelijks te beheersen. Vele duizenden hectaren grond waren niet of door te lage kaden van deze boezem afgescheiden. Het provinciaal bestuur liet... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95
Water Safety and Water Infrastructure Security features articles from the Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security covering topics related to contamination of drinking water, prevention, monitoring, and decontamination. Emergency response planning for drinking water and wastewater systems are also discussed. more...
- 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...
Privatisierung und Regulierung der Wasserversorgung in Deutschland und den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika.Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 99.31
Hauptbeschreibung Der deutsche Wasserversorgungssektor wurde bislang von wettbewerblichen und regulatorischen Veränderungen, so wie sie sich im Elektrizitäts- bzw. Gassektor insbesondere durch die Einführung der Bundesnetzagentur zugetragen haben, weitgehend ausgenommen. In der Untersuchung werden die derzeit diskutierten Modelle für eine Privatisierung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
The impacts of human-induced climate change are largely mediated by water, such as alterations in precipitation and glacial melt patterns, variations in river flow, increased occurrence of droughts and floods, and sea level rise in densely populated coastal areas. Such phenomena impact both urban and rural communities in developed, emerging, and developing... more...
- 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...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 55.09
<P>Offering an alternative reading of the contested nature of access to public resources in Dhaka, this e-book argues that the contestation of access cannot be explained only by the city?s rapidly growing population; it rather describes it as a product of context-specific structures of power and dependency ? "the politics of regulation".</P> <P>This... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
Focuses on the role of policy entrepreneurs in global water management. This title explores water policy change in fifteen countries and reveals the strategies employed by entrepreneurs to facilitate improvements in policy. It is suitable for students and scholars of water resources and environmental management and governance. more...
- United Nations University Press 2005; US$ 38.00
Clean water is essential to human survival, yet it is increasingly scarce. Despite pressures on this crucial resource, people often have little or no opportunity to participate in watershed decisions that affect them, particularly when they live along international watercourses. The United Nations has identified the rising demand for water as one of... more...