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  • Adaptive and Integrated Water Managementby Claudia Pahl-Wostl; Pavel Kabat; Jorn Moltgen

    Springer 2007; US$ 239.00

    Sustainable water management is a key environmental challenge of the 21st century. Developing and implementing innovative management approaches and how to cope with the increasing complexity and uncertainties was the theme of the first International Conference on Adaptive and Integrated Water Management, held in November 2007 in Basel, Switzerland.... more...

  • Integrated Water Managementby P. Meire; M. Coenen; C. Lombardo; M. Robba; R. Sacile

    Springer 2007; US$ 169.00

    Water is essential for a wide range of human activities and it exists in relatively finite amounts. When dealing with water management, different issues should be combined: water demand, water quality, irrigation and food production, ecosystem preservation, cost minimization, technological options, legislative frameworks, social impact. The main goal... more...

  • Mountainsby Ellen Wiegandt

    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...

  • Overexploitation and Contamination of Shared Groundwater Resourcesby Christophe J. G. Darnault

    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...

  • Water Sanitation and Hygiene Standards for Schools in Low-cost Settingsby WHO/UNICEF

    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...

  • Progress on Sanitation and Drinking-water, 2010 Updateby WHO

    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...

  • Freshwater Supplyby Frank Caso

    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...

  • Wastewater Managementby Klein Gomes

    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...

  • Progrès en matière d'assainissement et d'alimentation en eauby World Health Organization

    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...

  • Groundwater Characterization, Management and Monitoringby M.C. Cunha; L.M. Nunes

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 230.00

    This book provides a systematic framework for groundwater development. It is conceived to be not only a textbook for students of groundwater and water resources management, but also to be a reference for engineers, hydrogeologists and water resources and water managers in general. It is presented, using the current thinking in groundwater management,... more...