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  • Water Diplomacyby Shafiqul Islam; Lawrence E. Susskind

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95

    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...

  • Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna Watersby Mahesh Chandra Chaturvedi

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 154.95

    Once a prosperous region, the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) river basin?inhabited by about a tenth of the world?s population?is currently one of the poorest. Large-scale socioeconomic development is urgently needed to ensure the sustainability of the region, and the management of water resources is a crucial part of this. Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna... more...

  • Water-Quality Engineering in Natural Systemsby David A. Chin

    Wiley 2012; US$ 129.00

    Provides the tools needed to control and remediate the quality of natural water systems Now in its Second Edition, this acclaimed text sets forth core concepts and principles that govern the fate and transport of contaminants in water, giving environmental and civil engineers and students a full set of tools to design systems that effectively... more...

  • Water, Agriculture and the Environment in Spain: can we square the circle?by Lucia De Stefano; M. Ramon Llamas

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 132.95

    "The world water problems are a due to bad governance, not to physical water scarcity." This book is inspired by this statement and explores whether it holds in a specific country, Spain, where climatic conditions ? Spain is one of the most arid countries of the European Union - would fully justify saying that water problems are due to physical... more...

  • Waterby Antoine Frérot; Ángel Gurría

    University of New Hampshire Press 2011; US$ 17.99

    The fastest dwindling and most valuable resource in the world today is not oil, it?s water?clean, safe, fresh water more...

  • Water Policy in Israelby Nir Becker

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00

    This book offers a detailed examination of the main sources of Israel?s water, its principle consumers, the gap between supply and demand and the complex, contentious process of analyzing, devising and implementing the nation?s water management and use policies. more...

  • Water Governance as Connective Capacityby Dr Peter Scholten; Ms Nanny Bressers; Prof Dr Jurian Edelenbos

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Water is becoming one of the world's most crucial concerns. A third of the world's population has severe water shortage, while three quarters of the global population lives in deltas which run the risk of severe flooding. In addition, many more face problems of poor water quality. While it is apparent that drastic action should be taken, in reality,... more...

  • Water in a Dry Landby Margaret Somerville

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    Water in a Dry Land is a story of research about water as a source of personal and cultural meaning. The site of this exploration is the iconic river system which forms the networks of natural and human landscapes of the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. In the current geological era of human induced climate change, the desperate plight of the system... more...

  • Shared Waters, Shared Opportunitiesby Bernard Calas; Mumma Martinon

    Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2010; US$ 32.30

    The importance of watercourses to human life and development cannot be overemphasised. From communication, trade, agriculture and the location of human settlements, they have played an immeasurable role. Almost 60% of Africa lies within shared rivers and lake basins. The Nile is shared by more than seven nations, the Zambezi by six, and the Congo by... more...

  • Water Issues in Southeast Asiaby Lee Poh Onn

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 64.90

    Water has been dubbed the "oil of the 21st century" because of its increasing global scarcity. In Southeast Asia, water resources have been strained by the greater demand from different sectors such as agriculture, industry and domestic users. This situation is only likely to worsen in the future if active measures are not taken now. Is there... more...