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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 152.00
The book not only highlights the problems and provides estimates for economic costs of environmental degradation but also attempts to provide appropriate policy prescriptions to control pollution and environmental degradation within the existing environmental laws and regulations of India. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
This book deals with water policy in Israel. It offers a detailed examination of the main sources of Israels water, its principle consumers, the gap between supply and demand, and the complex, contentious work of analyzing and devising the nations water management and use policies. Water Policy in Israel is arranged in five broad sections:... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 TechniquesSpringer 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...