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  • 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$ 133.00 US$ 115.27

    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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Investing in Water for a Green Economyby Mike Young; Christine Esau

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 65.95

    In the context of the economies of the world becoming greener, this book provides a global and interdisciplinary overview of the condition of the world?s water resources and the infrastructure used to manage it. It focuses on current social and economic costs of water provision, needs and opportunities for investment and for improving its management.... more...

  • The Management of the Zambezi River Basin and Kariba Damby M.J. Tumbare

    Gadsden Publishers 2010; US$ 24.70

    This book brings together articles and conference papers on the Zambezi River and Kariba Dam written by Dr. Tumbare between 1998-2010. Part I discusses issues of river basin and integrated water resources management and Part II contains papers in infrastructure development in the water and energy sectors. more...

  • Water for a Changing World - Developing Local Knowledge and Capacityby Guy Alaerts; Nicolas Dickinson

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 115.95

    This collection of papers represents the outcomes of the International Symposium held in Delft, The Netherlands, on June 13-15, 2007, at the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education. The papers discuss how to contribute to the sustainability of effective international development and water management with a digest... more...