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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...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2011; US$ 29.95
As an essential resource, water has been the object of warfare, political wrangling, and individual and corporate abuse. It has also become an object of commodification, with multinational corporations vying for water supply contracts in many countries. In Precious Commodity, Martin V. Melosi examines water resources in the United States and addresses... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
This popular and widely used text has been thoroughly revised and expanded to include new chapters which reflect the growth in awareness of the problems of environmental pollution, the importance of environmental protection, and the vital role of water in the developing countries. Also covers the basic characteristics of waters and wastewaters, relevant... more...
- 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...
- World Health Organization 2014; US$ 36.00
This 2014 update report of the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation known as the JMP is split in three sections. The first section presents the status of and trends in access to improved drinking water sources and sanitation. The second section provides a snapshot of inequalities in access to improved drinking water... 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...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 305.00
Understanding radionuclide behaviour in the natural environment is essential to the sustainable development of the nuclear industry and key to assessing potential environmental risks reliably. Minimising those risks is essential to enhancing public confidence in nuclear technology. Scientific knowledge in this field has developed greatly over the last... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2008; US$ 29.95
Immersed in their on-demand, highly consumptive, and disposable lifestyles, most urban Americans take for granted the technologies that provide them with potable water, remove their trash, and process their wastewater. These vital services, however, are the byproduct of many decades of development by engineers, sanitarians, and civic planners. ... more...
- Beuth 2011; US$ 64.89
Das vorliegende Kompendium kommentiert die thematisch zusammengehörenden Normenanforderungen der DIN EN 1717 und der DIN 1988-100 zum Schutz des Trinkwassers und liefert wichtige ergänzende Informationen, um die komplexen europäischen und nationalen Regelwerke zu verstehen und richtig auszulegen. Bilder und Diagramme veranschaulichen den Normtext,... more...