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Water Management

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Water Managementby A.S. Patel; D.L. Shah

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    About the Book: This is a very useful book in the subject `Water Management` for undergraduate & post graduate students. It is also very useful for practising engineers, farmers and policy-makers. This book has various chapters dealing with Hydrological cycle, Groundwater occurrence, Water losses and its prevention, Water conservation, Rainwater... more...

  • Hydraulic Design Tables for Pipelines, Sewers and Drainage Linesby J.N. Joshi

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 55.00

    About the Book: The Book is basically a hydraulic design aid for selection to diameter of pipe and/or deciding gradient of the pipeline to convey water from one place to the other economically. The novel feature of the book is that it highlights the power wasted in overcoming resistance due to friction offered by the surface of pipe in contact with... more...

  • Reforming Institutions in Water Resource Managementby Lin Crase; Vasant P. Gandhi

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 105.00

    As water scarcities increase, nations throughout the world are in search of better institutions to manage water resources. India has been making substantial efforts to develop its water management systems since independence and significant increases in irrigated agriculture have taken place through both public and private initiatives. However, scarcities... more...

  • Blue Goldby Maude Barlow; Tony Clarke

    McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 24.99

    In this international bestseller, currently available in more than a dozen countries, Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke describe the real and worsening global water crisis, and reveal the plans of transnational corporations to profit from it. The authors present both a compelling case and a practical plan for fighting back against the corporate takeover... more...