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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 109.00
?There is more than enough water in the world for domestic purposes, for agriculture and for industry. (?) In short, scarcity is manufactured through political processes and institutions (?). ? (United Nations Human Development Report 2006: 3) Water scarcity, water crisis, water wars ? since the beginning of the 1990s these terms have appeared again... 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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 15.00
Introducing an Audel "Mini-Ref" for tradespeople working on water well pumps and pumping systems Water well pumps are used everywhere, with installations numbering in the millions. It's hard to believe that no one has written a small field book that covers these pieces of equipment. Finally, here's a great handy guide is for anyone who needs to... 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...
- 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...