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  • 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...

  • 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$ 34.00

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

  • Water Politics in the Middle Eastby Dr Mostafa Dolatyar; Tim S. Gray

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 165.00

    Most studies of water scarcity in the Middle East conclude that there is a significant risk of imminent conflict, even warfare, between states in the region. This book demonstrates that the evidence does not support this doom-laden prediction. Indeed, the authors show that although water scarcity has occasionally played a role in disputes in the Middle... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Water Politics and Policy in the United Statesby Steven L. Danver; John R. Burch

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2011; US$ 262.50

     The Encyclopedia of Water Politics and Policy in the United States is the most comprehensive reference source available that analyzes water-related issues in America. more...

  • The Danubeby Libor Jansky; Masahiro Murakami; Nevelina I. Pachova

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 25.00

    The Danube river is one of the world’s greatest international freshwater resources. It stretches halfway across Europe and passes through 11 countries. Its catchment is shared by 17 nations, many of whom are new members of the expanded European Union.This book focuses on the disputed Gabcíkovo-Nagymaros Project on the Danube between Hungary... more...

  • Dams and Dikes in Developmentby H. van Duivendijk; B. Schultz; C.-J. van Westen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 115.95

    The Proceedings of the Symposium at World Water Day, 2001 presents a discussion of dams and dikes.  Various speakers considered the benefits and drawbacks of dams, and there was discussion about why it is that people are against dams in specific situations, and how such situations may be resolved.  Solutions are suggested to such... more...

  • Water Policy in Israelby Nir Becker

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book deals with water policy in Israel. It offers a detailed examination of the main sources of Israel’s water, its principle consumers, the gap between supply and demand, and the complex, contentious work of analyzing and devising the nation’s water management and use policies. Water Policy in Israel is arranged in five broad sections:... more...