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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00
As a water-scarce state with deep cultural attachments to private property rights, Texas has taken a unique evolutionary path with regard to water management. This new resource surveys past and current challenges for managing both groundwater and surface water, telling a comprehensive story about water policy in Texas, and identifying opportunities... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 120.00
The Mekong Region has come to represent many of the important water governance challenges faced more broadly by the mainland Southeast Asian region. This book focuses on the complex nature of water rights and social justice in the Mekong region. The chapters delve into the diverse social, political and cultural dynamics that shape the various realities... more...
- 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...
- The New Press 2014; US$ 26.95
A recipient of Sweden?s Right Livelihood Award and a Lannan Cultural Freedom Fellowship, Maude Barlow is head of the Council of Canadians and founder of the Blue Planet Project. The author of sixteen books, including Blue Gold and Blue Covenant (both available from The New Press), she is on the boards of Food and Water Watch and the International... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 265.00
Preface xiii Organization xv Sponsors xvii Theme A: Long-term behaviour of dams Ermenek HEPP?dam and reservoir behavior during impounding, E. Uzuceck, R. Kohler, J. Linortner & S. Guven A new approach for large structures monitoring: SCANSITES 3DR, H. Lancon & S. Piot Maintenance and operation of aged dams, Y. Kita, S. Ariga & M. Katayama... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00
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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 120.00
The Yellow River basin, located in the semi-arid and arid climate zones in northern China, is confronted with serious problems of water deficit as well as water pollution. Due to increasing population, rising living standards, increasing pressure of expanding irrigation areas and developing industries in the basin, efficient water resource allocation... more...
- 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...