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  • 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...

  • Water Trading and Global Water Scarcityby Josefina Maestu

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    Water scarcity is an increasing problem in many parts of the world, yet conventional supply-side economics and management are insufficient to deal with it. One of the key water management options for water demand is water trading. This book explores the role of water trading, as an instrument of integrated water resources management. more...

  • Cooperative Diplomacy, Regional Stability and National Interestsby Korwa G. Adar; Nicasius A. Check

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2011; US$ 34.95

    The Nile River is the longest river in the world covering nearly 7,000 kilometres. It traverses ten countries in Africa, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda, with South Sudan as the eleventh riparian state once it acquires its sovereignty. Of the more than 300 million... 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...

  • Water Governance, Policy and Knowledge Transferby Cheryl De Boer; Joanne Vinke-de Kruijf; Gül Özerol; Hans Th. A. Bressers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    In an increasingly global community of researchers and practitioners, new technologies and communication means have made the transfer of policies from one country or region to another progressively more prevalent. This book aims to create a better understanding of such transfers in the water management sector. 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...

  • Modeling Shallow Water Flows Using the Discontinuous Galerkin Methodby Abdul A. Khan; Wencong Lai

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

      Replacing the Traditional Physical Model Approach Computational models offer promise in improving the modeling of shallow water flows. As new techniques are considered, the process continues to change and evolve. Modeling Shallow Water Flows Using the Discontinuous Galerkin Method examines a technique that focuses on hyperbolic... more...