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  • Losing Paradiseby Tammo Steenhuis; Professor Gail Holst-Warhaft; Professor Margaret Grieco

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    Taking a uniquely interdisciplinary view of the Eastern Mediterranean region's water problems, this book considers some of the technical and regulatory solutions being proposed or implemented to solve the difficulties of diminished or polluted water supplies. Stressing the importance of traditional and historical cultural understanding in addressing... more...

  • Social Participation in Water Governance and Managementby Kate Berry; Eric Mollard

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 110.00

    Social participation in water management and governance recently became a reality in many economies and societies. Yet the dimensions in which power regulation, social equity and democracy-building are connected with participation have been only tangentially analyzed for the water sector. Understanding the growing interest in social participation involves... more...

  • Sustainable Solutions for Water Resourcesby James L. Sipes

    Wiley 2010; US$ 95.00

    Get the single-source solutions guide to the sustainablemanagement of water resources. Why is water the environmental issue? The answer is simple:without it, life on this planet could not exist. Yet, despite thisfact, reckless consumption practices from a growing population aredrying up the Earth's already limited water resources. Otherfactors,... more...

  • The Cooperation Challenge of Economics and the Protection of Water Suppliesby Joan Hoffman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    How can we build the institutions that will promote the cooperation needed to meet our intertwined environmental and economic needs? Efforts to meet these twin goals in New York City?s watershed collaborations offer some guidance. The experience provides lessons in addressing scattered sources of pollution, encouraging environmentally compatible economic... more...

  • The Jordan River and Dead Sea Basinby Clive Lipchin

    Springer 2009; US$ 119.00

    Brings together scholars and experts to reflect on appropriate models of water governance for the Jordan River and Dead Sea basin. This book provides insight in how to establish such a governance system drawing from international examples in other basins as well as from expertise in Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority. more...

  • Pricing Water Resources and Water and Sanitation Servicesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 35.00

    In both OECD and non-OECD countries the water sector is facing the challenges of increased competition for water resources, deteriorating water quality, and the effects of climate change and poor management. In this context, how can countries ensure access to adequate, sustainable and affordable water and sanitation services for all?  . Pricing... more...

  • Transboundary Water Managementby Anton Earle

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    The management of water resources across boundaries, whether sub-national or international, is one of the most difficult challenges facing water managers today. The upstream exploitation or diversion of groundwater or rivers can have devastating consequences for those living downstream, and transboundary rivers can provide a source of conflict between... more...

  • Berg Water Projectby Lawrence J M Haas; Leonardo Mazzei; Donal O'Leary

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 9.99

    Communication is central to multistakeholder dialogue and partnerships needed to achieve sustainability and governance reform in water resource management and infrastructure provision. The case study identifies current practice, offers advice on capacity building in an operational setting; and draws insights and lessons from experience. more...

  • Lesotho Highlands Water Projectby Lawrence J.M. Haas; Leonardo Mazzei; Donal O'Leary

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 9.99

    Effective communications in all stages of the project cycle (including identification, preparation, implementation and operation) are critical to the success of complex hydraulic infrastructure projects, involving many stakeholders. Being the largest binational water transfer scheme in the world and because of its phasing, the lessons learned in this... more...

  • Water and Developmentby The World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 19.99

    Development patterns, increasing population pressure, and the demand for better livelihoods in many parts of the globe all contribute to a steadily deepening global water crisis. Development redirects, consumes, and pollutes water. It also causes changes in the state of natural water reservoirs, directly by draining aquifers and indirectly by melting... more...