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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
Water deficiency in many arid and semi-arid regions in Southern Europe is becoming a major constraint for economic welfare and sustainable regional development. These regions are characterised by high spatial and temporal imbalances of water demand and supply, seasonal water uses, inadequate water resources and poor institutional water management. 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00
A reference guide to the basics and essential issues of fresh water management. From water supply and resource information, to the role of water in ecosystems, the coverage also provides global water data, examines uncertainties about future water supplies, and addresses technological advances. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Presents a tool for water management - water resource accounting - which significantly advances the economic analysis of water. Based on the UN's handbook for environmental accounting, this book describes the implementation and policy application of water accounts in three African countries, and discusses how they have been used by water managers. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 367.00
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...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 220.00
New! History of Groundwater Hydrology , J.J. de Vries Introduction Water Management and Water Science Before the 19th Century Developments in Subsurface Hydrology Main Trends Since the Early 1980s References Geological Occurrence of Groundwater , D.I. Leap Introduction Importance of Groundwater Earth Materials ... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 165.00
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...