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  • Reducing the Vulnerability of Albania's Agricultural Systems to Climate Changeby William R. Sutton; Jitendra P. Srivastava; James E. Neuman

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. In many countries, such as in Albania, the risks of climate change are an immediate and fundamental problem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. The risks of climate change to agriculture in Alabania... more...

  • Strike the Rock and There Shall Come Waterby Arie S. Issar

    Springer 2013; US$ 54.99

    This book presents an update and revision of the book Water Shall Flow from the Rock - Hydrogeology and Climate in the Lands of the Bible by A. Issar, published by Springer-Verlag in 1990. The enormous quantity and quality of new data added since 1990 called for a thorough update. Another reason for this work is the better understanding achieved since... more...

  • Water for Saleby Fredrik Segerfeldt

    Cato Institute 2005; US$ 10.00

    There is plenty of water in the world, yet more than a billion people worldwide lack access to clean and safe water, and some 12 million people die annually as a result. Those afflicted live mainly in poor countries where 97 percent of water distribution is run by the public sector. Fredrik Segerfeldt will describe how a small number of poor countries... more...

  • The Lakes Handbookby Patrick O'Sullivan; C. S. Reynolds

    Wiley 2008; US$ 356.00

    Continuing concern about water supply and quality, ecosystem sustainability and restoration demands that the modern approach to the management of lakes and reservoirs should be based on a sound understanding of the application of the scientific and ecological principles that underlie freshwater processes. The Lakes Handbook provides an up-to-date... more...

  • Protecting Ground Water for Health by Oliver Schmoll; Guy Howard; John Chilton; Ingrid Chorus

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 144.00

    Protecting drinking-water resources is a key barrier in preventing health effects from pathogens and toxic chemicals. Effective action builds on cooperation amongst practitioners in many fields - drinking-water supply, health environment, land-use planning, agriculture and many more. Protecting Groundwater for Health provides a structured approach... more...

  • Water Treatment and Pathogen Controlby Mark W. LeChevallier; Kwok-Keung Au

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 45.00

    This book provides a critical review of literature on removal and inactivation of pathogenic microbes in water. It aims to guide water quality specialists and design engineers in selecting treatment processes to ensure the production of high quality drinking-water. more...

  • Guidelines for drinking-water quality, Volume 1by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 63.00

    This new editions of WHO's Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality provides a state-of-the art perspective on issues of water quality and health and on effective approaches to water safety management. The Guidelines are used by countries world-wide as a scientific basis for standard-setting and regulation and are used extensively by policy-makers, professionals... more...

  • Guías para la calidad del agua potable, Vol. 3by OPS

    Pan American Health Organization 1998; US$ 10.00

    Contiene información sobre inspecciones sanitarias, recolección de muestras de agua, métodos simples de análisis bacteriológico y métodos para la determinación de cloro residual, todos ellos adecuados para su uso en áreas rurales, y todos ellos tomando en cuenta las dificultades que pueden presentarse en el campo more...

  • Water as a Human Right for the Middle East and North Africaby Asit K. Biswas; Eglal Rached; Cecilia Tortajada

    International Development Research Centre 2008; US$ 46.00

    Access to safe drinking water and proper sanitation is essential for human survival and for maintenance of a decent quality of life. Currently, more than a billion people do not have access to safe drinking water and more than 2 billion people lack proper sanitation. In 1992, the United Nations proclaimed that water should be considered to be a human... more...

  • Addressing China's Water Scarcityby Jian Xie

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 24.99

    China faces a major challenge in managing its scarce water resources to sustain economic growth in the years ahead. This report provides an overview of China's water scarcity situation, assesses the policy and institutional requirements for addressing it, and recommends key areas for strengthening and reform. The issues covered in the report are... more...