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- Springer 2007; US$ 269.00
This book addresses the major challenges in assuring globally sustainable water use. Paradoxically, water resources have been identified both as too plentiful, producing major disasters, and increasingly vulnerable to shortages. Addressing both of these aspects requires attention to physical hydrological processes as well as human activities that affect... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 249.00
This book from the NATO ASI on "Overexploitation and Contamination of Shared Groundwater Resources Management, (Bio)technological, and Political Approaches to Avoid Conflicts" is written by authors from different disciplines and regions of the world. The aim of the book is to contribute to the knowledge of shared groundwater resources management... more...
- World Health Organization 2009; US$ 20.00
Adequate provision of water supply, sanitation, hygiene and waste management in schools has a number of positive effects and contributes to a reduced burden of disease among children, staff and their families. Such interventions also provide opportunities for greater gender equity in access to education, and create educational opportunities to promote... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 100.00
Good governance and efficiency in decision making by governmental authorities are increasingly dependent upon mutual trust and confidence between those authorities and the public. This workshop provided an opportunity to exchange information and views on how national nuclear regulatory organisations can improve their interface with the public. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 123.00
Policies to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases also have impacts on other policy goals, especially health. In some cases, these ancillary effects may be more significant than the direct greenhouse gas reduction impacts. While these relationships are generally recognised, analysis of climate policies does not systematically include them in policy... more...
- World Health Organization 2010; US$ 20.00
This report describes the status and trends with respect to the use of safe drinking water and basic sanitation and progress made towards the MDG drinking water and sanitation target. As the world approaches 2015, it becomes increasingly important to identify those who are left behind and to focus on the challenges of addressing their needs. This report... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
While many are concerned about the world's shrinking oil supply, experts and scientists predict that the acquisition of water will soon supersede that of oil as a main source of international tension. Citizens of numerous countries already endure the hardships that come from the daily search for water. Yet water availability is only part of the... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 165.00
An In-Depth Guide to Water and Wastewater Engineering This authoritative volume offers comprehensive coverage of the design and construction of municipal water and wastewater facilities. The book addresses water treatment in detail, following the flow of water through the unit processes and coagulation, flocculation, softening, sedimentation, filtration,... more...
- World Health Organization 2010; US$ 20.00
Le dernier rapport du Programme commun OMS/UNICEF de suivi de l'approvisionnement en eau et de l'assainissement (JMP), intitul "Progr s en mati re d'assainissement et d'alimentation en eau - rapport 2010" pr sente les estimations les plus r centes sur l'alimentation en eau et l'assainissement ainsi que les incidences... more...
- Oxford Book Co. 2009; US$ 50.00
Simple fact that Without water, there would be no life". Though we have moved a long way from traditional approach, both in terms of technology and management in the matter of drinking water supply but the increasing population has exerted tremendous pressure and stress on this natural resource. Urbanization and industrialization has bred enormous... more...