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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Golden Dreamby Ronald Stagg

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 35.00

    In the early twentieth century a movement flourished, championing the St. Lawrence route as the answer to easily transporting goods in and out the centre of the continent. Communities along the Great Lakes planned for increased prosperity, but "the Golden Dream" has not been fully realized. 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...

  • Engineering Natureby Jessica Teisch

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    Focusing on globalization in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Jessica Teisch examines the processes by which American water and mining engineers who rose to prominence during and after the California Gold Rush of 1849 exported the United States' growing technical and environmental knowledge and associated social and political institutions.... more...