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Water Management

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  • The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering, Second Editionby Jacques W. Delleur

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 210.00

    A complete treatment of the theory and practice of groundwater engineering, The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering, Second Edition provides a current and detailed review of how to model the flow of water and the transport of contaminants both in the unsaturated and saturated zones, covers the production of groundwater and the remediation of contaminated... more...

  • The Lakes Handbookby Patrick O'Sullivan; C. S. Reynolds

    Wiley 2008; US$ 356.00

    Continuing concern about water supply and quality, ecosystem sustainability and restoration demands that the modern approach to the management of lakes and reservoirs should be based on a sound understanding of the application of the scientific and ecological principles that underlie freshwater processes. The Lakes Handbook provides an up-to-date... more...

  • Modern and Traditional Irrigation Technologies in the Eastern Mediterraneanby Hasan Ali Biçak Özay Mehmet

    International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 25.00

    A water crisis is threatening several regions of the world. In the Middle East and North Africa, the crisis is serious and getting worse. Contributing factors include mismanagement of water resources, population trends and explosive urban growth, structural imbalance between demand and available resources, and a dearth of water-related information.... more...

  • Water Balances in the Eastern Mediterraneanby David B. Brooks; Ozay Mehmet

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 25.00

    The roots of destabilization, migration, and local conflict around the world can often be traced to a lack of fresh water. As a result, the importance of fresh water to economic development, quality of life, ecosystem sustainability, and political stability is gaining renewed global recognition. In the Middle East and the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean... more...

  • Thirstby Alan Snitow; Deborah Kaufman; Michael Fox

    Wiley 2007; US$ 27.95

    Out of sight of most Americans, global corporations like Nestlé, Suez, and Veolia are rapidly buying up our local water sources—lakes, streams, and springs—and taking control of public water services. In their drive to privatize and commodify water, they have manipulated and bought politicians, clinched backroom deals, and subverted... more...

  • Sustainable development of energy water and environment systemsby Naim H. Afgan; Zeljko Bogdan; Neven Duic

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contains six selected papers from the first Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, 2002. Topics range from decision support systems for the water industry, environmental impact of e-commerce, deforestation and the impact on water supplies, Russian and Ukrainian response to Kyoto, the use... more...

  • Water Resources Perspectivesby W.W. Wood; A.S. Alsharhan

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 160.00

    Many countries in the world have made great efforts, to remedy the water shortage, by providing financial and technical backing, for water desalination, treatment of wastewater and improved management and conservation techniques. Water ministries, universities and research centres have supported scientific research, and applied the most recent technologies,... more...

  • Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment and Mappingby Andrzej J. Witkowski; Andrzej Kowalczyk; Jaroslav Vrba

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 154.95

    This volume presents the contemporary issues surrounding groundwater pollution risk assessment and the application of vulnerability and risk assessment maps for the effective protection and management of aquifers. Numerous new and improved approaches to intrinsic and specific vulnerability assessment (modified DRASTIC, GOD, VULK, VURAAS) are described,... more...

  • Efficient Management of Wastewaterby Ismail Al Baz; Ralf Otterpohl; Claudia Wendland

    Springer 2008; US$ 159.00

    Water reuse management is one of the challenges all water scarce countries have to deal with in the coming decades. Many Mediterranean countries are currently facing serious problems regarding the supply of sufficient water resources to cover their increasing water supply demands. In the year 2025, countries like Jordan, Israel and Palestine will have... more...

  • The Lakes Handbookby Patrick O'Sullivan; C. S. Reynolds

    Wiley 2008; US$ 356.00

    Continuing concern about water supply and quality, ecosystem sustainability and restoration demands that the modern approach to the management of lakes and reservoirs should be based on a sound understanding of the application of the scientific and ecological principles that underlie freshwater processes. The Lakes Handbook provides an up-to-date... more...