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Water Supply

  • Ancient Water Technologiesby

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 159.00

    This book provides an overview of the water technologies developed by a number of ancient civilizations, from those of Mesopotamia and the Indus valley to later societies such as the Mycenaeans, Minoans, Persians, and the ancient Egyptians. more...

  • Water Policy in Israelby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    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...

  • Globalized Waterby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 179.00

    Globalized Water presents a compilation of voices that forms a unique scientific exploration of contemporary water management models and governance issues. The book describes the water paradox?how a local resource has become a global product?and the implications of this in how we identify challenges and make policy in the water sector. Over the... more...

  • The Global Water System in the Anthropoceneby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    The Global Water System in the Anthropocene provides the platform to present global and regional perspectives of world-wide experiences on the responses of water management to global change in order to address issues such as variability in supply, increasing demands for water, environmental flows and land use change. It helps to build links between... more...

  • Landscape Ecology and Water Managementby

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 259.00

    The over-exploitation of important earth resources such as land and water has led to a number of environment-related problems the world over. At the same time, land-use change caused by various human activities has led to extinction of many plant and animal habitats and species. In this context, the relevance of biodiversity for human survival is... more...

  • Water Insecurityby M.A. Abedin; Umma Habiba; Rajib Shaw

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 114.95

    The objective of the book is to document the social impacts and predicament of water scarcity. The book will mainly target the researchers, policy makers and practitioners in the field of development, environment and water planners. The book can be considered as a reference guide of future research in the field of water scarcity and risk management. more...

  • Reducing the Vulnerability of Georgia's Agricultural Systems to Climate Changeby Nicolas Ahouissoussi; James E. Neumann; Srivastava Jitendra

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 19.99

    Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. Georgia is one of the many countries where the majority of the rural population depends on agriculture—directly or indirectly—for their livelihood. Further, changes in climate and their impacts on agricultural systems and rural economies are already evident throughout... more...

  • Reducing the Vulnerability of Armenia's Agricultural Systems to Climate Changeby Nicolas Ahouissoussi; James E. Neumann; Srivastava Jitendra

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 19.99

    Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. Armenia is one of the many countries where the majority of the rural population depends on agriculture—directly or indirectly—for their livelihood. Further, changes in climate and their impacts on agricultural systems and rural economies are already evident throughout... more...

  • Reducing the Vulnerability of Azerbaijan's Agricultural Systems to Climate Changeby Nicolas Ahouissoussi; James E. Neumann; CŁneyt Okan

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 24.99

    Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. Azerbaijan is one of the many countries where the majority of the rural population depends on agriculture—directly or indirectly—for their livelihood. Further, changes in climate and their impacts on agricultural systems and rural economies are already evident throughout... more...

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

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 115.95

    PART 1: Background Knowledge and capacity development (KCD) as tool for institutional strengthening and change PART 2: A Sector Analysis Water security: What does it mean, what may it imply? The environmental integrity of freshwater resources Water for a crowded planet: An emerging global challenge for earth system science and technology Challenges... more...