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Water Management

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  • 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...

  • Drought, Risk Management, and Policyby Linda Courtenay Botterill

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 99.95

    Australia and the United States face very similar challenges in dealing with drought. Both countries cover a range of biophysical conditions, both are federations that provide considerable responsibility to state governments for water and land management, and both face the challenges in balancing rural industry and urban development, especially in... 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...

  • The Hydropolitics of Damsby Mark Everard

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 39.95

    The Hydropolitics of Dams charts the troubled waters of ‘heavy engineering’ approaches to ecosystem management, exploring the history, benefits and problems of large dams. Featuring case studies from China, India and South Africa, this insightful new book argues that there are more appropriate physical and social technologies that can help... more...

  • Managing Water and Agroecosystems for Food Securityby E. Boelee

    CABI 2013; US$ 145.00

    Water protection, food production and ecosystem health are worldwide issues. Changes in the global water cycle are affecting human well-being in many places, while widespread land and ecosystem degradation, driven by poor agricultural practices, is seriously limiting food production. Understanding the links between ecosystems, water, and food production... more...

  • Drought in Arid and Semi-Arid Regionsby Kurt Schwabe; Jose Albiac; Jeffery D. Connor; Rashid M. Hassan; Liliana Meza González

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    Offering a cross-country examination and comparison of drought awareness and experience, this book shows how scientists, water managers, and policy makers approach drought and water scarcity in arid and semi-arid regions of Spain, Mexico, Australia, South Africa and the United States. more...

  • Living Watersby Nick Romanowski

    CSIRO Publishing 2013; US$ 39.95

    More than a natural history, this book explains the underlying forces that drive ecological change and movement in Australian wetlands. more...

  • Waterby Brahma Chellaney

    Georgetown University Press 2013; US$ 21.95

    Winner of the Asia Society's Bernard Schwartz 2012 Book Award. The battles of yesterday were fought over land. Those of today are over energy. But the battles of tomorrow may be over water. Nowhere is that danger greater than in water-distressed Asia. Water stress is set to become Asia’s defining crisis of the twenty-first century, creating... more...