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Water Management

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  • Investing in Water for a Green Economyby Mike Young; Christine Esau

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    In the context of the economies of the world becoming greener, this book provides a global and interdisciplinary overview of the condition of the world?s water resources and the infrastructure used to manage it. It focuses on current social and economic costs of water provision, needs and opportunities for investment and for improving its management.... more...

  • Water Issues in Southeast Asiaby Lee Poh Onn

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 64.90

    Water has been dubbed the "oil of the 21st century" because of its increasing global scarcity. In Southeast Asia, water resources have been strained by the greater demand from different sectors such as agriculture, industry and domestic users. This situation is only likely to worsen in the future if active measures are not taken now. Is there... more...

  • Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation: 2012 updateby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2012; US$ 36.00

    The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation known as the JMP is mandated by the United Nations to report every two years on access to drinking water and sanitation worldwide and on progress towards related targets under Millennium Development Goal 7. This 2012 report is based on data gathered from household surveys and... more...

  • Shared Borders, Shared Watersby Sharon B. Megdal; Robert G. Varady; Susanna Eden

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 104.95

    This collection of papers examines water management in two of the world?s prominent, arid transboundary areas facing similar challenges. In the Middle East, the chronically water-short Israeli-Palestinian region has recognized the need both to conserve and supplement its traditional water sources. Across the globe on the North American continent,... more...

  • Sustainable Waterby R. E. Hester; R. M. Harrison; Philippe Quevauviller

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2010; US$ 96.00

    It is predicted that climate change will result in big changes to the global distribution of rainfall, causing drought and desertification in some regions and floods in others. Already there are signs of such changes occurring, with particularly serious consequences for poorer countries. The need for international cooperation in managing the effects... more...

  • Water Framework Directiveby Philippe Quevauviller; Ulrich Borchers; K. Clive Thompson

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2010; US$ 192.00

    Proceedings of a conference on "Integrated River Basin Management under the Water Framework Directive", held at Le Nouveau Siecle, Lille, France on 26th-28th April 2010. The book reviews technical challenges faced by EU Member States, stakeholder organisations and scientists while developing the first River Basin Management Plan under the... more...

  • Water System Science and Policy Interfacingby Philippe Quevauviller; André Van der Beken; John Holmes

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2009; US$ 232.00

    Recent discussions among scientists and policy-makers have highlighted that knowledge generated by many research and demonstration projects is not reaching policymakers in an efficient way. Conversely, the consideration of research results by the policy making community is not straightforward, and difficulties arise in integrating the latest research... more...

  • River Basin Management VIIby C. A. BREBBIA

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 374.00

    Containing papers presented seventh international conference on the topic, this book Reviews the advances have been made in the development and application of software tools for predicting the flow, water quality, sediment transport and ecological processes in river systems. Organised by the Wessex Institute of Technology, the biennial conference was... more...

  • Groundwater Management Practicesby Angelos N. Findikakis; Kuniaki Sato

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 179.95

    Groundwater is an indispensable resource in many parts of the world, where it supports domestic water supply, irrigated agriculture and industry. Its increased, and often intensive, use during the last half century has created problems and raised concerns regarding the potential depletion of local aquifers, water quality degradation and various geologic... more...

  • Water Engineering in Ancient Civilizationsby Pierre-Louis Viollet

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 104.95

    This new book offers an engineer's perspective on the history of water technology and its impact on the development of civilisation. A Second Edition and translation into English of the French book " L'Hydraulique dans les Civilisations Anciennes ". Water professionals, engineers, scientists, and students will find this book fascinating and invaluable... more...