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- University of California Press 2010; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00
An ecosystem in freefall, a shrinking water supply for cities and agriculture, an antiquated network of failure-prone levees?this is the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, the major hub of California's water system. Written by a team of independent water experts, this analysis of the latest data evaluates proposed solutions to the Delta's myriad problems.... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00
This e-book examines technologies for reducing water consumption during cleaning, especially given the availability of fresh water around the world and the difficulties we will have in obtaining supplies of fresh water in the future. It discusses the chemical and physical properties of water, particularly as they relate to its use in cleaning, and... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 11.95 US$ 9.56
Reduce and recycle what goes down your drain Do you want to make sure your water usage is sustainable? Water-Saving Tips For Dummies provides practical methods to reduce the amount of water used around your home -- from the kitchen, bathroom and laundry, to the garden. Discover how to: Find and install efficient water-saving devices... more...
- Greystone Books 2008; US$ 15.99
Sydney Cannings and Richard Cannings explore in depth the physical and natural diversity of B.C?s freshwater habitats. Because of British Columbia?s mountainous terrain, much of the water in the province moves down-hill, tumbling and turning towards the sea. Moving water contains a variety of life from the larval stone-flies, mayflies and caddis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.00
People use lots of water for drinking, cooking and washing, but significantly more for producing things such as food, paper and cotton clothes. The water footprint is an indicator of water use that looks at both direct and indirect water use of a consumer or producer. Indirect use refers to the 'virtual water' embedded in tradable goods and commodities,... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 84.00
The report provides evidence-based assessment and policy recommendations in support of Mexicos water reform. It analyses implementation bottlenecks and identifies good practices in four key areas considered as essential drivers for change in the water sector of Mexico: multi-level and river basin governance; economic efficiency and financial... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 84.00
Which approaches can landscape, urban and architectural designers take to contribute their specific professional skills and means to solve the problem of water scarcity? What potential do available technologies and materials offer, what methods and tools can be derived from social engagement? Based on five years of research, the results... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00
Water and energy are fundamental elements of community well-being and economic development, and a key focus of engineering efforts the world over. As such, they offer outstanding opportunities for the development of socially just engineering practices. This work examines the engineering of water and energy systems with a focus on issues of social justice... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This insightful book explores urban water governance challenges in different parts of the world and highlights the advantages and disadvantages of public run, privatised, and public - private partnership managed water facilities. The contributors expertly discuss various types of public and private water governance architectures as well as identify... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 86.00 US$ 74.53
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 195. Monitoring and Modeling the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: A Record-Breaking Enterprise presents an overview of some of the significant work that was conducted in immediate response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. It includes studies... more...