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Drought & water supply books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Drought & water supply category. Presented with a red border are the Drought & water supply books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Water Supply and Demand Management in the Galapagos A Case Study of Santa Cruz Island by Maria Fernanda Reyes Perez Water Supply and Demand Management in the Galapagos A Case Study of Santa Cruz Island

Water resources in tourist islands have been severely threatened, especially in the Galapagos Islands, where the increased local population has generated attractive income from the tourist services. In addition, the data regarding water supply and demand are scarce. This study...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/11/2017

Drought and Water Crises Science, Technology, and Management Issues by Roger S. Pulwarty Drought and Water Crises Science, Technology, and Management Issues

Over the past decade there have been extraordinary advances towards drought risk reduction with the development of new water-conserving technologies, and new tools for planning, vulnerability and impact assessment, mitigation, and policy. Drought and Water Crises: Integrating Science, Management, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Water Rights and Social Justice in the Mekong Region by Kate Lazarus Water Rights and Social Justice in the Mekong Region

The Mekong Region has come to represent many of the important water governance challenges faced more broadly by the mainland Southeast Asian region. This book focuses on the complex nature of water rights and social justice in the Mekong region....
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/10/2017

Transboundary Water Governance and International Actors in South Asia The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin by Paula (Australian National University, Australia) Hanasz Transboundary Water Governance and International Actors in South Asia The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin
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International organizations such as the World Bank began to intervene in the transboundary water governance of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basin in the mid-2000s, and the South Asia Water Initiative (SAWI) is its most ambitious project in this regard. Yet neither...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

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

Water Resources Management Select Proceedings of ICWEES-2016 by Vijay P. Singh Water Resources Management Select Proceedings of ICWEES-2016

It discusses water crisis, challenges in river health management, water supply systems, salt water intrusion, lake management, water supply demand assessment, integrated water resources management, among other topics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

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: 20/09/2017

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

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China's International Transboundary Rivers Politics, Security and Diplomacy of Shared Water Resources by Lei (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China) Xie, Jia (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China) Shaofeng China's International Transboundary Rivers Politics, Security and Diplomacy of Shared Water Resources
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China has forty major transboundary watercourses with neighbouring countries, and has frequently been accused of harming its downstream neighbours through its domestic water management policies, such as the construction of dams for hydropower. This book provides an understanding of water...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/11/2017

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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Adaptive Water Management Concepts, Principles and Applications for Sustainable Development by Farideh Delavari Edalat Adaptive Water Management Concepts, Principles and Applications for Sustainable Development

This book explores a new framework of Adaptive Water Management (AWM) for evaluating existing approaches in urban water management.
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: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

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

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: 13/09/2017

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: 08/09/2017

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: 08/09/2017

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).
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Stemming the Tide Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World by Madeline (Assistant Professor of Political Science, San Diego State University) Baer Stemming the Tide Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World
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When privatization of public services swept the developing world in the 1990s, it was part of a seemingly unstoppable tide of neoliberal reforms aimed at reducing the role of the state and reorienting economies toward market-led policymaking. Water privatization, one...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

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