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  • Governance as a Trialogueby Dirk J. Roux; Marius Claassen; Johanna Hattingh

    Springer 2007; US$ 269.00

    Focusing specifically on water, this book talks about the core elements of governance, and analyses the linkages between key variables in an effort to increase our understanding of what makes governance good. It is useful for any professional tasked with the responsibility of implementing Integrated Environmental and Water Resource Management. more...

  • Fundamentals of Basin Modelingby Thomas Hantschel; I. Armin Kauerauf

    Springer 2009; US$ 169.00

    Contains a comprehensive presentation of methods and algorithms used in basin modeling. This book provides geoscientists and geophysicists with a view of the theory behind the models. It discusses heat flow analysis, chemical kinetics of petroleum generation, pressure analysis, PVT modeling and several fluid flow models. more...

  • Approaches to Private Participation in Water Servicesby PPIAF

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 34.99

    Approaches to Private Participation in Water Services is an informative toolkit that provides options for the design of policies to facilitate the delivery of good quality water and sanitation services to the poor. It highlights the need for tariffs, investment, stakeholder consultation, and regulatory policies to address the affordability and sustainability... more...

  • The United Nations World Water Development Report 3by UN World Water Assessment Programme

    Earthscan 2009; US$ 63.95

    The United Nations World Water Development Report, published every three years, is a comprehensive review providing an authoritative picture of the state of the world's freshwater resources. It offers best practices as well as in-depth theoretical analyses to help stimulate ideas and actions for better stewardship in the water sector.  It... more...

  • OECD Studies on Water: Meeting the Challenge of Financing Water and Sanitationby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00

    The investments needed to deliver sustainable water and sanitation services, including the funds that are needed to operate and maintain the infrastructure, expand their coverage and upgrade service delivery to meet current social and environmental expectations, are huge. Yet, most systems are underfunded with dire consequences for water and sanitation... more...

  • The Anti-Politics Machine in Indiaby Vasudha Chhotray

    Anthem Press 2011; US$ 99.00

    This book assesses the validity of ‘anti-politics’ critiques of development, first popularised by James Ferguson, in the peculiar context of India. It examines the extent to which it is possible to keep politics out of a highly technocratic state watershed development programme that also seeks to be participatory. more...

  • Evaluating Water Projectsby Per-Olov Johansson; Bengt Kriström

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.95

    Should more water be diverted to or from electricity generation? This timely question is addressed in this short volume. Two different approaches are introduced and compared: The first is a cost-benefit analysis, examining the case of re-regulating a Swedish hydropower plant in which water is diverted from electricity generation to the downstream dryway.... more...

  • Water Techby William Sarni; Tamin Pechet

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 84.95

    This book unveils how the world in the twenty-first century will need to manage our most fundamental resource need, water. It outlines how stakeholders can improve water use in their homes, their businesses, and the world.  In particular, it focuses on the role of stakeholders in crafting a twenty-first century paradigm for water. Investors not... more...

  • The Economics of Groundwater Management in Arid Countriesby Manuel Schiffler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Groundwater is being depleted on a large scale in many arid and semi-arid parts of the world. The author asks whether it should be avoided at any price? or if it is desirable in certain circumstances, by undertaking an economic analysis and considering the political and hydrological aspects of water management. more...

  • Innovative Water Resource Use and Management for Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africaby Paulos Chanie

    OSSREA 2014; US$ 34.95

    Like in many parts of the world, water resources in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have been pivotal for human survival, economic growth, social development, and practicing certain religion and cultural ethos. However, in spite of the intrinsic values of water, its use and management in sub-Saharan Africa has not been without limitations. The demand for... more...