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  • Coping with Water Deficiencyby Phoebe Koundouri

    Springer 2007; US$ 239.00

    In line with the Water Framework Directive, this book stresses the need for an Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) approach to balance the competing demands on water-domestic, agricultural, industrial, tourism and environmental/ecological- and promote economically efficient, socially equitable and environmentally sustainable water use in selected... more...

  • Integrated Water Resources Management and Security in the Middle Eastby Clive Lipchin; Eric Pallant; Danielle Saranga

    Springer 2007; US$ 109.00

    This volume brings together diverse voices relating to the critical issue of water management in one of the world's most politically volatile areas: the Middle East. The book collects the opinions of Palestinians, Israelis, Jordanians as well as international experts on creating a holistic and comprehensive view of water management challenges and... more...

  • Governance of Waterby Vishwa Ballabh

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 69.95

    An oft-quoted, modern adage is that the next major global conflict will be over. water. In many areas of the world the present is already marked by an uneasy competition. among different water users and use sectors, often leading to conflicts. India. particularly stands on the brink of an uncertain future, its ever-growing population. putting pressure... more...

  • Water Firstby Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt; Robert J Wasson

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 49.95

    This book outlines the contemporary issues and challenges that confront both the. nations and the communities of the South Asian region, particularly India, where. control over water has always been a symbol of social and political power. It. explores the adequacy of the competing and/or complementary explanations for these. daunting challenges of... more...

  • Planet Waterby Steve Hoffmann

    Wiley 2009; US$ 39.95

    Solving the world's water problems is proving to be one of thegreatest investment opportunities of our time. Already, world watersupplies are inadequate to meet demand, and the problem is going toget much worse in the years ahead. The World Bank estimates that1.1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water and about 50percent of the world's hospital... more...

  • Water, Ecosystems and Societyby Jayanta Bandyopadhyay

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 29.95

    This book is an articulation of the much needed paradigm shift in the knowledge base for water systems management. It discusses the ecological and socio-economic dimensions of water, inclusion of which in sustainable and integrated water systems management has become essential the world over. It is path-breaking in terms of its conceptualisation since... more...

  • The Evolution of Water Resource Planning and Decision Makingby C.S. Russell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Presents a review of the development of US water resource policy analysis and practice that offers perspectives from several disciplines: law, economics, engineering, ecology and political science. This book explores the evolution of water related analytical capabilities and institutions. more...

  • Integrated Water Resources Managementby Peter P Mollinga; Ajaya Dixit; Kusum Athukorala

    SAGE India 2006; US$ 69.95

    Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) has become the international label for the ‘new approach’ to water resources management. This volume, and in fact the entire series, investigates how this global concept resonates with regional, national and local concerns in South Asia. This is the first volume in a new series under the aegis... more...

  • Waterby Ramaswamy R Iyer

    SAGE India 2003; US$ 78.95

    This book discusses and analyses several interlinked themes related to crucial aspects and many dimensions of water resources. The author draws upon his administrative experience, as well as his academic work after retirement, to present a lucid view of the issues affecting water resources while critically reviewing policy and constitutional provisions. more...

  • Paradise, Losingby Gail Holst-Warhaft; Tammo Steenhuis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95

    This is a unique, interdisciplinary study of potential solutions to the problem of diminished water supplies in the Eastern Mediterranean. The work demonstrates the need for integrated legal, social and scientific management systems, which are appropriate to each country's stage of development. The suggested solutions are not only applicable to... more...