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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
This book argues that the economic appeal of using water charges to promote efficiency in usage and pollution control can be constrained by institutional and operational problems. Analysing the cases of France, Mexico and Brazil the authors - respective local experts - illustrate that barriers are similar despite the existing differences among these... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 255.00
Sewers: Replacement and New Construction is a detailed guide to the management and construction of new sewer systems. Different construction and replacement techniques, such as jacking, moling and ramming, are described and evaluated. The importance of proper site preparation and management is emphasised, and detailed guidance is given to pre-construction... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 202.00 US$ 183.82
This comprehensive text provides the reader with both a detailed reference and a unified course on wastewater treatment. Aimed at scientists and engineers, it deals with the environmental and biological aspects of wastewater treatment and sludge disposal. more...
- Springer US 2005; US$ 162.91
Water resources are under stress worldwide and one of the elements of this stress - man's impact on water quality constitutes a key problem especially in well-developed countries. This problem receives an increasing attention of the public, politicians, decision makers nowadays. People have to answer how to achieve any given level and pattern of water... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 56.00
This publication provides detailed information on individual commitments, i.e. intended disbursements, of Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Official Aid (OA) to the water supply and sanitation sector for the years 1997-2002. This special edition records the commitments reported by members of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC)... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 30.00
This publication provides detailed information on individual commitments, i.e. intended disbursements, of Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Official Aid (OA) to central and eastern European countries and the New Independent States of the former Soviet Union for the years 2001 and 2002. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 100.00
Fossil fuels will be used extensively over the next half century with significant CO2 emissions as a consequence. However, carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) technologies can drastically reduce these emissions. This IEA study introduces a scenario analysis of the future role of CCS and presents the main uncertainties that surround a CCS policy... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 39.00
This publication brings together the recent work of the OECD on water management issues. It identifies the main policy challenges addressed by that work for sustainable water management. Among the issues discussed are: performance of water management policies in OECD countries; water pricing; financing of water and wastewater infrastructure; water-related... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 30.00
Despite a wealth of investment opportunities, the Russian Federation has attracted relatively little foreign direct investment (FDI) and has experienced large-scale capital flight. This phenomenon results from sectoral restrictions on foreign investment and from important institutional factors which also affect domestic businesses. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 75.00
A joint NEA-EC workshop entitled ?Engineered Barrier Systems (EBS) in the Context of the Entire Safety Case? was organised in Oxford on 25-27 September 2002 and hosted by United Kingdom Nirex Limited. The main objectives of the workshop were to provide a status report on engineered barrier systems in various national radioactive waste management programmes... more...