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Drought & water supply books

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The International Law of Transboundary Groundwater Resources by Gabriel Eckstein The International Law of Transboundary Groundwater Resources

This book provides a comprehensive review of the state of international law as it applies to transboundary groundwater resources and aquifers. The main focus is on recent developments and the emerging international law for transboundary aquifers as reflected in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

The International Law of Transboundary Groundwater Resources by Gabriel Eckstein The International Law of Transboundary Groundwater Resources

This book provides a comprehensive review of the state of international law as it applies to transboundary groundwater resources and aquifers. The main focus is on recent developments and the emerging international law for transboundary aquifers as reflected in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Modernization and Urban Water Governance Organizational Change and Sustainability in Europe by Thomas Bolognesi Modernization and Urban Water Governance Organizational Change and Sustainability in Europe

This book describes the impact of modernization on the organization and sustainability of Urban Water Systems in Europe (UWSEs). Bolognesi explains that the modernization of UWSEs was a regulatory shock that began in the 1990s and was put into action...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/09/2017

Water Governance and Collective Action Multi-scale Challenges by Diana Suhardiman Water Governance and Collective Action Multi-scale Challenges

Collective Action is now recognized as central to addressing the water governance challenge of delivering sustainable development and global environmental benefits. This book examines concepts and practices of collective action that have emerged in recent decades globally. Building on a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Water Governance and Collective Action Multi-scale Challenges by Diana Suhardiman Water Governance and Collective Action Multi-scale Challenges

Collective Action is now recognized as central to addressing the water governance challenge of delivering sustainable development and global environmental benefits. This book examines concepts and practices of collective action that have emerged in recent decades globally. Building on a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Ditches Across the Desert Irrigation in the Lower Pecos Valley by Stephen Bogener Ditches Across the Desert Irrigation in the Lower Pecos Valley


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Advances in Groundwater Governance by Karen G. Villholth Advances in Groundwater Governance

This book captures the complex dimensions of groundwater governance, and is written by a team of leading experts worldwide with diverging backgrounds. It provides crucial and topical information for enhancing and safeguarding the huge benefits accruing from groundwater to humanity,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Water Resources A New Water Architecture by Alexander Lane, Michael Norton, Sandra Ryan Water Resources A New Water Architecture
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Over 7 billion people demand water from resources that the changing climate is making more and more difficult to harness. Water scarcity and shortage are increasingly common and conditions are becoming more extreme.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Advances in Groundwater Governance by Karen G. Villholth Advances in Groundwater Governance

This book captures the complex dimensions of groundwater governance, and is written by a team of leading experts worldwide with diverging backgrounds. It provides crucial and topical information for enhancing and safeguarding the huge benefits accruing from groundwater to humanity,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

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Industrial Water Resource Management Challenges and Opportunities for Corporate Water Stewardship by Pradip Kumar Sengupta Industrial Water Resource Management Challenges and Opportunities for Corporate Water Stewardship

Provides the tools that allow companies to understand the fundamental concepts of water resource management and to take proper action towards sustainable development Businesses, communities, and ecosystems everywhere depend on clean freshwater to survive and prosper.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

The Cultures of Water Management by Hiroshi Nawata The Cultures of Water Management

This book assesses the importance of the cultural dimensions of water management, which differ from one region of the world to another, in climates ranging from humid Southeast Asia to arid parts of the Middle East and Africa.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/12/2017

Performance-Based Contracts (PBC) for Improving Utilities Efficiency by Philippe Marin, Tom Williams, Jan Janssens, Philip Giantris Performance-Based Contracts (PBC) for Improving Utilities Efficiency
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Performance-Based Contracts (PBC) for Improving Utilities Efficiency: Experiences and Perspectives is a compendium of articles written by members of the PBC taskforce.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

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A Critical Approach to International Water Management Trends Policy and Practice by Christian Brethaut A Critical Approach to International Water Management Trends Policy and Practice

This edited volume provides a critical discussion of particular trends that are widely recognised to influence water management by comparing them with what is actually happening in the field.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/08/2017

The Zambezi River Basin Water and sustainable development by Jonathan (International Water Management Institute, South Africa) Lautze The Zambezi River Basin Water and sustainable development
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The Zambezi river is the fourth longest in Africa, crossing or bordering Zambia, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The river basin is widely recognised as one of the most important basins in southern Africa and is the focus of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2017

Design and Construction of Phosphorus Removal Structures for Improving Water Quality by Chad J. Penn, James M. Bowen Design and Construction of Phosphorus Removal Structures for Improving Water Quality
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The purpose of this book is to introduce the phosphorus (P) removal structure as a new BMP for reducing dissolved P loading to surface waters from non-point source pollution, provide guidance on designing site-specific P removal structures, and provide instruction...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

Geothermal Water Management by Jochen (University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia) Bundschuh Geothermal Water Management
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Drinking water shortages in many regions of the world have often contributed to the development of water treatment technologies. Not only arid and semi-arid regions are increasingly exposed to water shortage, but also many other regions face limitations of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

Geothermal Water Management by Jochen (University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia) Bundschuh Geothermal Water Management
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Availability of and adequate accessibility to freshwater and energy are two key technological and scientific problems of global significance. At the end of the 20th century, the deficit of water for human consumption and economic application forced us to focus...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/07/2017

Ecosystem Services of Headwater Catchments by Josef Krecek Ecosystem Services of Headwater Catchments

This book addresses the evaluation of environmental impacts and services identified in headwaters of different eco-zones around the world. It presents 24 papers selected from contributions to recent meetings of the European Forestry Commission Working Party on the Management of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

Development of Water Resources in India by Vikas Garg Development of Water Resources in India

This proceedings volume, with more than 30 chapters, is based on the presentations given at the National Conference on Water Resources and Hydropower (WRHP-2016) and represents the state-of-the-art in water resources in India. It includes experimental investigations, field studies, theoretical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/07/2017

Water Scarcity, Climate Change and Conflict in the Middle East Securing Livelihoods, Building Peace by Sandra Rucksthuhl, Chris Ward Water Scarcity, Climate Change and Conflict in the Middle East Securing Livelihoods, Building Peace
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The countries that make up the MENA region display wide diversity.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Southern Water, Southern Power How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region by Christopher J. Manganiello Southern Water, Southern Power How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Why has the American South - a place with abundant rainfall - become embroiled in intrastate wars over water? Why did unpredictable flooding come to characterize southern waterways, and how did a region that seemed so rich in this all-important...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

The Water Legacies of Conventional Mining by James E. Nickum The Water Legacies of Conventional Mining

The impact of mining is too big to ignore in a world of oversubscribed water. This is true of conventional mining as much as - or even more than - hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The legacy issues of such mining on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

Community Management of Rural Water Supply Case Studies of Success from India by Paul Hutchings, Richard Franceys, Stef Smits Community Management of Rural Water Supply Case Studies of Success from India
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The supply of reliable and safe water is a key challenge for developing countries, particularly India. Community management has long been the declared model for rural water supply and is recognised to be critical for its implementation and success. Based...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/06/2017

Constructed Subsurface Wetlands Case Study and Modeling by Abdel Razik Ahmed Zidan, Mohammed Ahmed Abdel Hady Constructed Subsurface Wetlands Case Study and Modeling
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With a sharp focus on environmental pollution and its impact on life and nature, scientists and engineers have studied the water treatment effect of natural wetlands for many years, resulting in the development of constructed wetlands (CWs) for treating wastewater....
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Water, Security and U.S. Foreign Policy by David Reed Water, Security and U.S. Foreign Policy

The prosperity and national security of the United States depend directly on the prosperity and stability of both partner and competing countries around the world. Today, U.S. interests are under rising pressure from water scarcity, extreme weather events and water-driven...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2017

Water, Security and U.S. Foreign Policy by David Reed Water, Security and U.S. Foreign Policy

The prosperity and national security of the United States depend directly on the prosperity and stability of both partner and competing countries around the world. Today, U.S. interests are under rising pressure from water scarcity, extreme weather events and water-driven...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2017

Catchment and River Basin Management Integrating Science and Governance by Keith Porter Catchment and River Basin Management Integrating Science and Governance

The central focus of this volume is a critical comparative analysis of the key drivers for water resource management and the provision of clean water - governance systems and institutional and legal arrangements. The authors present a systematic analysis of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2017

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