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  • The Water Crisisby Julie Stauffer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.00

    Modern society too often views water as a convenient vehicle for disposing of waste ? and the results are becoming increasingly apparent. Analysis of freshwater supplies frequently reveals disturbing levels of pollution, including human waste, heavy metals and synthetic chemicals, to the detriment of our health, and the health of entire ecosystems. The... more...

  • Waterby Robin Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Only 3 per cent of the world's water is freshwater and about one third of that is inaccessible. The rest is very unevenly distributed, parts of Canada and the Amazon, for example are both more than amply suppied. Terrible and permanent water stress can be seen, among other places, in the drylands of Africa caused not just by drought, but by poverty... more...

  • Water Resources and Rightsby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    The management of river systems and water usage has enormous impacts on Australia’s economy, environment and way of life. This book focuses on the current state of Australia’s water resources in relation to water management, availability and quality. Water Resources and Rights also explains recently introduced national water regulation reforms... more...

  • The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexusby M. Dinesh Kumar; Nitin Bassi; A. Narayanamoorthy; M.V.K. Sivamohan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This "nexus" is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and practitioners.  In this book, the authors show how these... more...

  • Managing Risks of Nitrates to Humans and the Environmentby W S Wilson; A S Ball; R H Hinton

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 265.00

    This volume concentrates on research information on the beneficial effects of nitrates and their fate in the environment. Adopting an integrated approach it covers the agricultural, environmental and medical aspects of this emotive topic. In addition, there is an extensive description of the biochemistry of nitrates in plants, animals and humans including... more...

  • World Water Visionby William J. Cosgrove; Frank R. Rijsberman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    More than a billion people cannot get safe drinking water; half the world's population does not have adequate sanitation; within a generation over three billion will be suffering from water stress. This text analyzes the issues in this crisis of management and shows how water can be used effectively and productively. The key to sustainable water resources... more...

  • Water Pollution XIIby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 354.00

    Water Pollution XII contains the proceedings of the 12th International Conference in the series of Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Water Pollution. The book will be of interest to scientists, managers and academics from different areas of water contamination. more...

  • Water Resources Research in Northwest Chinaby Yaning Chen

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book examines the possible impacts of climate change on hydrology and water resources in the vast arid region of Northwest China, which is one of the world?s largest arid places.The first chapter offers an introductory discussion of the physical geography and socioeconomic conditions in the region. Chapters 2 through 7 discuss the climate system... more...

  • Introduction to Optimization Analysis in Hydrosystem Engineeringby Ehsan Goodarzi; Mina Ziaei; Edward Zia Hosseinipour

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book presents the basics of linear and nonlinear optimization analysis for both single and multi-objective problems in hydrosystem engineering. ?The book includes several examples with various levels of complexity in different fields of water resources engineering. The examples are solved step by step to assist the reader and to make it easier... more...

  • Sustainable Water Engineeringby Ramesha Chandrappa; Diganta B. Das

    Wiley 2014; US$ 160.00

    Ensuring safe and plentiful supplies of potable water (both now and for future generations) and developing sustainable treatment processes for wastewater are among the world’s greatest engineering challenges. However, sustainability requires investment of money, time and knowledge. Some parts of the world are already working towards this goal... more...