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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...
- Springer US 2005; US$ 159.22
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 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...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 174.99
Focusing on the Mediterranean area where water management is crucial, this pioneering study is the first to show how the supply, distribution, and drainage of water contributed to the urbanization of ancient cities. Drawing from classical archaeology, the theory and history of urbanization, geology, and hydraulic engineering, Crouch examines water-system... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 231.00
This book is the result of a long-term co-operative research and professional development programme between the Instituto de Investigaciones Electricas (IIE), Mexico, and the University of Salford, UK. It provides the design basis for the fabrication of small and large scale commercial absorption heat pump systems, and includes a comprehensive treatment... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
Water deficiency in many arid and semi-arid regions in Southern Europe is becoming a major constraint for economic welfare and sustainable regional development. These regions are characterised by high spatial and temporal imbalances of water demand and supply, seasonal water uses, inadequate water resources and poor institutional water management. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 20.00
The vast arid and semi-arid regions of the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) constitute 85% of the region's land area and are home to approximately 60% of the region's population. Limited water resources pose severe constraints on people's economic and social progress, testing their resilience and threatening their livelihoods. Rainfall is... more...