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  • 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...

  • Blue Goldby Maude Barlow; Tony Clarke

    McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 24.99

    In this international bestseller, currently available in more than a dozen countries, Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke describe the real and worsening global water crisis, and reveal the plans of transnational corporations to profit from it. The authors present both a compelling case and a practical plan for fighting back against the corporate takeover... more...

  • Water and Society in Early Medieval Italy, AD 400?1000by Paolo Squatriti

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 42.00

    A discussion of the relationship between people and water in medieval Italy, first published in 1998. more...

  • Blue Revolutionby Cynthia Barnett

    Beacon Press 2011; US$ 26.95

    Americans see water as abundant and cheap: we turn on the faucet and out it gushes, for less than a penny a gallon. We use more water than any other culture in the world, much to quench what?s now our largest crop?the lawn. Yet most Americans cannot name the river or aquifer that flows to our taps, irrigates our food, and produces our electricity.... more...

  • Water for Food in a Changing Worldby Alberto Garrido; Helen Ingram

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 155.00

    Our thirst for water grows with our population, but the amount of fresh water available on Earth is fixed. If we assume "business as usual" by 2050 about forty per cent of the projected global population of nine point four billion is expected to be facing water stress or scarcity. This book explores water and food production at global and regional... more...

  • Tapping Water Marketsby Terry L. Anderson; Brandon Scarborough; Lawrence R. Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Tapping Water Markets is about the past, present, and future of water markets. It compares water markets with political water allocation, documents the growth of water markets, and explores the ways in which water markets can be improved and implemented further. This book provides up-to-date information of where and why water shortages are occurring... more...

  • WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTby Bartolomé Andreo

    Springer 2013; US$ 64.99

    WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT provides a detailed introduction to the full range of advanced, multidisciplinary techniques used in the study of water resources from understanding individual aquifers to the protection and management of water in a sustainable way, compatible with the preservation of the environment. Based on a masters course from UNESCO?s... more...

  • Water Diplomacyby Shafiqul Islam; Lawrence E. Susskind

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95

    Water is the resource that will determine the wealth, welfare, and stability of many countries in the twenty-first century. This book offers a new approach to managing water that will overcome the conflicts that emerge when the interactions among natural, societal, and political forces are overlooked. At the heart of these conflicts are complex water... more...

  • Corporate Water Strategiesby William Sarni

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.00

    In the past businesses have viewed water as a minimal operational cost and not a strategic issue. However, water has now emerged as a critical issue for both corporations and the public sector in response to increased water demand, climatic risks and potentially negative impacts on brand value. This innovative book provides up to date information... more...

  • Ancient Water Technologiesby L. Mays

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    There is no more fundamental resource than water. The basis of all life, water is fast becoming a key issue in today's world, as well as a source of conflict. This fascinating book, which sets out many of the ingenious methods by which ancient societies gathered, transported and stored water, is a timely publication as overextraction and profligacy... more...