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  • Environmental Scenario in Indiaby Sacchidananda Mukherjee; Debashis Chakraborty

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 152.00

    India has moved along an impressive growth path over the last decade, marked with falling share of agriculture, stagnating manufacturing, expanding services segment, growing trade orientation, enhanced FDI inflows etc. The consequent growth implications are obvious as far as the numbers like GDP growth rate and Per Capita GDP trend are concerned,... more...

  • Adaptation and Resilienceby Bonnie G. Colby; George B. Frisvold

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 105.00

    In America?s arid southwest, climate change will occur in the context of already-keen competition for water for agriculture, urban growth, electricity generation, water-based recreation, and environmental protections. This book explores the challenges that climate change and variability pose for water and energy managers and users, communities, and... 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...

  • Human and Water Security in Israel and Jordanby Philip Jan Schäfer

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    The work aims at answering the question as to how far discourses on human security are present in Jordan and Israel, if they converge and if political solutions for the issue of water security could be derived. The analysis is based on the assumption that from human security perspective common solutions for urgent problems can be derived more easily... 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...

  • The Indus Basin of Pakistanby Winston Yu; Yi-Chen Yang

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    This book was undertaken at a pivotal time in the region. The weak summer monsoon in 2009 created drought conditions throughout Pakistan. This followed an already tenuous situation for many rural households faced with high fuel and fertilizer costs and the impacts of rising global food prices. Then catastrophic monsoon flooding in 2010 affected over... more...

  • Proceedings of the 1st Asia-Pacific Water Summitby Secretariat of the 1st Asia-Pacific

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 106.00

    This prestigious volume consists of the proceedings of the 1st ever Water Summit to be convened in the world. Under the theme, Water Security: Leadership and Commitment, the 1st Asia-Pacific Water Summit (1st APWS) convened political leaders of the region and high level dignitaries in December 2007 in Beppu City, Oita Prefecture in Japan, offering... more...

  • Management of Complex Multi-reservoir Water Distribution Systems using Advanced Control Theoretic Tools and Techniquesby Wojciech Z. Chmielowski

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    This study discusses issues of optimal water management in a complex distribution system. The main elements of the water-management system under consideration are retention reservoirs, among which water transfers are possible, and a network of connections between these reservoirs and water treatment plants (WTPs). System operation optimisation involves... more...

  • Peak Waterby Alexander Bell

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 19.95

    Civilisation is thirsty... it never stopped to think what would happen if the water ran out. ALEXANDER BELL Peak water is the point when the available water is not enough to meet the demands of the world's growing population. We might live on a watery world, but we are exhausting accessible supplies. Many parts of the world are already facing this... more...

  • Water and Society IIby C. A. BREBBIA

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 314.00

    Containing the proceedings of the Second International Conference on the title topic, the book examines issues related to the nature of water, and its use and exploitation by society. Since ensuring an adequate water supply is becoming a critical issue in more and more countries, the conference brings together specialists from the social sciences and... more...