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- Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 12.24
All known forms of life depend on water. Covering 71 per cent of the Earth's surface, water seems to be plentiful. But there are 1.2 billion people who currently live without a safe water supply, the amount of available drinking water is shrinking and the need for it is increasing relentlessly. While some regions are receiving too much rain, others... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...