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  • Water reduction technology for cleaning productsby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00

    This e-book examines technologies for reducing water consumption during cleaning, especially given the availability of fresh water around the world and the difficulties we will have in obtaining supplies of fresh water in the future. It discusses the chemical and physical properties of water, particularly as they relate to its use in cleaning, and... more...

  • Water-Saving Tips For Dummiesby Michael Grosvenor

    Wiley 2012; US$ 11.95 US$ 10.50

    Reduce and recycle what goes down your drain Do you want to make sure your water usage is sustainable? Water-Saving Tips For Dummies provides practical methods to reduce the amount of water used around your home -- from the kitchen, bathroom and laundry, to the garden. Discover how to: Find and install efficient water-saving devices... more...

  • World of Fresh Waterby Richard Cannings; Sydney Cannings

    Greystone Books 2008; US$ 15.99

    Sydney Cannings and Richard Cannings explore in depth the physical and natural diversity of B.C’s freshwater habitats. Because of British Columbia’s mountainous terrain, much of the water in the province moves down-hill, tumbling and turning towards the sea. Moving water contains a variety of life from the larval stone-flies, mayflies and caddis... more...

  • The Water Footprint Assessment Manualby Maite M. Aldaya; Ashok K. Chapagain; Arjen Y. Hoekstra; Mesfin M. Mekonnen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.00

    People use lots of water for drinking, cooking and washing, but significantly more for producing things such as food, paper and cotton clothes. The water footprint is an indicator of water use that looks at both direct and indirect water use of a consumer or producer. Indirect use refers to the 'virtual water' embedded in tradable goods and commodities,... more...

  • OECD Studies on Water Making Water Reform Happen in Mexicoby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 84.00

    The report provides evidence-based assessment and policy recommendations in support of Mexico’s water reform. It analyses implementation bottlenecks and identifies good practices in four key areas considered as essential drivers for change in the water sector of Mexico: multi-level and river basin governance; economic efficiency and financial... more...

  • Water Governanceby Asanga Gunawansa; Lovleen Bhullar

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    This insightful book explores urban water governance challenges in different parts of the world and highlights the advantages and disadvantages of public run, privatised, and public - private partnership managed water facilities. The contributors expertly discuss various types of public and private water governance architectures as well as identify... more...

  • Waterby Jon Clift; Amanda Cuthbert

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 7.99

    Did you know that we use 70% more water today than we did 40 years ago? Or that about 95% of water that gets delivered to our houses goes down the drain? And that a garden hose can use almost as much water in an hour as an average family of four uses in one day? Our population is growing, our climate changing and our lifestyle demands more and more... more...

  • OECD Studies on Water Water and Climate Change Adaptationby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 42.00

    This report sets out the challenge for freshwater in a changing climate and provides policy guidance on how to navigate this new "waterscape". It highlights the range of expected changes in the water cycle and the challenge of making practical, on-site adaptation decisions for water. It offers policymakers a risk-based approach to better... more...

  • Denkbar, machbar, wunschenswert?by ; Karl Wilhelm ddeker

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95 US$ 35.95

    Vom Denken der Technik oder wie Technik und Kultur die Welt ver�ndern Wie eng Geistes- und Naturwissenschaften zusammenh�ngen, zeigt Karl Wilhelm B�ddeker. In seiner geschichtlichen Betrachtung fokussiert sich B�ddeker nicht auf allseits bekannte Beispiele wie die industrielle Revolution, sondern widmet sich vor allem auch brennenden und ungel�sten... more...

  • What Water Is Worthby Kira Artemis Russo; Zachary A. Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66

    This book addresses both conventional and non-conventional values of water, discussing the value of water as it relates to conventional microeconomics, water's true utility and government regulation, and new and current practices in water management more...