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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 109.00
In many countries, water institutional reforms (like the establishment of water user associations or the introduction of pricing mechanisms) are conducted in order to achieve more sustainable, efficient, and equitable water usage. Often, however, these reforms do not meet their objectives. Based on a comparative analysis of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan,... more...
- OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 105.00
This report addresses multilevel governance challenges in water policy implementation and identifies good practices for coordinating water policy across ministries, between levels of government, and across local actors at subnational level. Based on a methodological framework, it assesses the main coordination gaps in terms of policymaking,... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 39.95
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...
- Springer 2011; US$ 49.95
This book examines five methods used for concentrate management, namely; disposal to surface water, disposal to sewerage, deep well injection, land applications and evaporation ponds. In particular, the book focuses on the design, siting, cost, and environmental impacts of these methods. While these methods are widely practiced in a variety of settings... more...
- Greystone Books 2008; US$ 15.95
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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 182.00
THE MOST TRUSTED AND UP-TO-DATE WATER TREATMENT PLANT DESIGN REFERENCE Thoroughly revised to cover the latest standards, technologies, regulations, and sustainability practices, Water Treatment Plant Design , Fifth Edition, offers comprehensive guidance on modernizing existing water treatment facilities and planning new ones. This authoritative... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
- 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...