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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Reforming Institutions in Water Resource Managementby Lin Crase; Vasant P. Gandhi

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 105.00

    As water scarcities increase, nations throughout the world are in search of better institutions to manage water resources. India has been making substantial efforts to develop its water management systems since independence and significant increases in irrigated agriculture have taken place through both public and private initiatives. However, scarcities... more...

  • Waterby Steven Solomon

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.99

    ?I read this wide-ranging and thoughtful book while sitting on the banks of the Ganges near Varanasi?it's a river already badly polluted, and now threatened by the melting of the loss of the glaciers at its source to global warming. Four hundred million people depend on it, and there's no backup plan. As Steven Solomon makes clear, the same is true... more...

  • Greywater Use in the Middle Eastby Stephen McIlwaine; Mark Redwood

    International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 43.00

    In water-scarce areas of the Middle East, greywater (household wastewater excluding toilet waste) is commonly used by poor communities to irrigate home gardens. This both supplements the water available to the household and improves food security. This book draws together material presented at a conference in Jordan in 2007, and examines the technical... more...