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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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 170.00
"...'Da steh ich nun ich armer Tor! Und bin so klug als wie zuvor.' Dieses Faust'sche Zitat mag wohl manchem Auftraggeber von Trinkwasseranalysen einfallen, wenn er seinen Analysenbericht in den Händen hält. Er wird sich fragen, was die meist bloße Ansammlung von Zahlen über die Qualität seines Trinkwassers aussagt. Eine Antwort... 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$ 177.00
Chapter 1. The Design and Construction Processes; Chapter 2. General Water Supply Design Considerations; Chapter 3. Intake Structures; Chapter 4. Wells; Chapter 5. Chemical Handling and Storage; Chapter 6. Coagulation and Flocculation; Chapter 7. Lime-Soda Softening; Chapter 8. Ion Exchange; Chapter 9. Reverse Osmosis and Nanofiltration;... more...