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- WIT Press 2014; US$ 240.00
Irrigation, the biggest water user in most regions of the world is facing serious challenges in balancing social, economic and environmental needs for water.These proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Irrigation and Drainage: Management, Technologies & Policies cover topics relating to the study of irrigation and water use. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 144.00
The Nile provides freshwater not only for domestic and industrial use, but also for irrigated agriculture, hydropower dams and the vast fisheries resource of the lakes of Central Africa. The Nile River Basin covers the whole Nile Basin and is based on the results of three major research projects supported by the Challenge Program on Water and Food... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 164.95
Droughts and their management are a serious challenge to water resource professionals. While droughts predominate in arid regions, their frequency and severity in more temperate regions with more abundant rainfall have been on the rise. Drought Management and Planning for Water Resources provides an essential collection of planning and management... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95
This book inquires into the relations between society and its natural environment by examining the historical discourse around several cases of state building in the American West: the construction of three high dams from 1928 to 1963. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
This book argues that the economic appeal of using water charges to promote efficiency in usage and pollution control can be constrained by institutional and operational problems. Analysing the cases of France, Mexico and Brazil the authors - respective local experts - illustrate that barriers are similar despite the existing differences among these... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
How are the economic values of water accounted for in policy and project appraisal? This important new book aims to give an overview of the state-of-the-art in Cost?Benefit Analysis (CBA) in water resources management throughout Europe and North America, along with an examination of current applications. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 39.00
This publication brings together the recent work of the OECD on water management issues. It identifies the main policy challenges addressed by that work for sustainable water management. Among the issues discussed are: performance of water management policies in OECD countries; water pricing; financing of water and wastewater infrastructure; water-related... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 61.00
SWEDEN Topics covered: Environmental Policies Water Management Nature Conservation and Biodiversity Economy, Society and Environment Health and Environment International Co-operation This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress in each member... more...
- BRILL 2000; US$ 241.00
A comprehensive survey of the techniques people used to harness, and defend themselves from, water in Western Christendom from 500-1500, each chapter of this volume sets the technologies of fishing, land drainage, irrigation, flood control, and water supply within a social and cultural context. more...