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  • 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...

  • Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation: 2012 updateby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2012; US$ 36.00

    The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation known as the JMP is mandated by the United Nations to report every two years on access to drinking water and sanitation worldwide and on progress towards related targets under Millennium Development Goal 7. This 2012 report is based on data gathered from household surveys and... more...

  • Looking Beyond the Horizonby William R. Sutton; Jitendra P. Srivastava; James E. Neumann

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. In many countries, such as the fourexamined in Looking Beyond the Horizon, the risks of climate change are an immediate and fundamentalproblem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture forits livelihood.The risks of climate... more...

  • Waterby David L. Feldman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62

    Water is our planet’s most precious resource. It is required by every living thing, yet a huge proportion of the world’s population struggles to access clean water daily. Agriculture, aquaculture, industry, and energy all depend on it - yet its provision and safety engender widespread conflict; battles likely to intensify as threats to... more...

  • Sustainable Waterby R. E. Hester; R. M. Harrison; Philippe Quevauviller

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2010; US$ 96.00

    It is predicted that climate change will result in big changes to the global distribution of rainfall, causing drought and desertification in some regions and floods in others. Already there are signs of such changes occurring, with particularly serious consequences for poorer countries. The need for international cooperation in managing the effects... more...

  • Water Framework Directiveby Philippe Quevauviller; Ulrich Borchers; K. Clive Thompson

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2010; US$ 192.00

    Proceedings of a conference on "Integrated River Basin Management under the Water Framework Directive", held at Le Nouveau Siecle, Lille, France on 26th-28th April 2010. The book reviews technical challenges faced by EU Member States, stakeholder organisations and scientists while developing the first River Basin Management Plan under the... more...

  • Water System Science and Policy Interfacingby Philippe Quevauviller; André Van der Beken; John Holmes

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2009; US$ 232.00

    Recent discussions among scientists and policy-makers have highlighted that knowledge generated by many research and demonstration projects is not reaching policymakers in an efficient way. Conversely, the consideration of research results by the policy making community is not straightforward, and difficulties arise in integrating the latest research... more...

  • The West without Waterby B. Lynn Ingram; Frances Malamud-Roam

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    The West without Water documents the tumultuous climate of the American West over twenty millennia, with tales of past droughts and deluges and predictions about the impacts of future climate change on water resources. Looking at the region?s current water crisis from the perspective of its climate history, the authors ask the central question of... more...

  • River Basin Management VIIby C. A. BREBBIA

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 374.00

    Containing papers presented seventh international conference on the topic, this book Reviews the advances have been made in the development and application of software tools for predicting the flow, water quality, sediment transport and ecological processes in river systems. Organised by the Wessex Institute of Technology, the biennial conference was... more...

  • The Hydropolitics of Damsby Mark Everard

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 39.95

    The Hydropolitics of Dams charts the troubled waters of ‘heavy engineering’ approaches to ecosystem management, exploring the history, benefits and problems of large dams. Featuring case studies from China, India and South Africa, this insightful new book argues that there are more appropriate physical and social technologies that can help... more...