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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Groundwater Economicsby Charles A. Job

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 164.95

    From the western United States to the Indian subcontinent, water issues have always been economic issues. Considered ubiquitous under the continents, groundwater varies considerably in depth, quality, accessibility, and availability. A unified discussion of groundwater and its economic importance, Groundwater Economics explores the application of... 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...

  • The Underdraining of Farmland in England During the Nineteenth Centuryby A. D. M. Phillips

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 36.00

    Underdraining has been recognized as one of the major capital-intensive agricultural improvements of the nineteenth century. more...