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  • Water Management in Megacities

    Water Management in Megacities

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415568494

    Efficient and equitable water, wastewater and stormwater management for the megacities is becoming an increasingly complex task. The special issue will focus on water management in its totality for megacities, including their technical, social, econ…

  • Water Management in Megacities

    Water Management in Megacities

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415413633

    Efficient and equitable water, wastewater and stormwater management for the megacities is becoming an increasingly complex task. The special issue will focus on water management in its totality for megacities, including their technical, social, econ…

  • Water Infrastructure

    Water Infrastructure

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138911956

    Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of the growth is taking place. I…

  • Water Infrastructure

    Water Infrastructure

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138085749

    Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of the growth is taking place. I…

  • The Singapore Water Story

    The Singapore Water Story
    av Cecilia Tortajada

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415657822

    Singapore´s journey during the past 45 years is an outstanding example that, in spite of multiple hardships, pragmatic policies, clear visions, long-term planning, forward-looking strategies and political will, as well as a relentless urge to improv…

  • The Singapore Water Story

    The Singapore Water Story
    av Cecilia Tortajada

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415657839

    Singapore´s journey during the past 45 years is an outstanding example that, in spite of multiple hardships, pragmatic policies, clear visions, long-term planning, forward-looking strategies and political will, as well as a relentless urge to improv…

  • Assessing Global Water Megatrends

    Assessing Global Water Megatrends

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811066948

    This book highlights what are likely to be the future megatrends in the water sector and why and how they should be incorporated to improve water governance in the coming decades. In this first ever book on megatrends for the water sector, 22 leadin…

  • Water Resources and Decision-Making Systems

    Water Resources and Decision-Making Systems

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138693104

    Water data and information are essential to support efforts to understand, manage, allocate, utilize and protect water resources. The linkages between Water Information Systems and needs of decision makers are complex, but can be encapsulated in a D…

  • Water Security Under Climate Change

    Water Security Under Climate Change

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811654923

    This book highlights the likely impacts of climate change in terms of global and national water securities, how different countries are attempting to address these complex problems and to what extent they are likely to succeed. A major global concer…

  • Water Management in 2020 and Beyond

    Water Management in 2020 and Beyond

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642100413

    Aragon: Forum for Global Debates on Water Water is such a scarce resource, and of such high value, that it merits profound re?ection on its future management. With this in mind, the idea emerged of org- ising a unique international summit in Aragon…

  • Integrated Water Resources Management

    Integrated Water Resources Management

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367191412

    The book includes seventeen excellent researched and documented papers that reflect the diversity of thought, ideas and experiences related to IWRM. They draw from an extensive, inclusive and geographically representative range of theoretical propos…

  • Integrated Water Resources Management

    Integrated Water Resources Management

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138852990

    The book includes seventeen excellent researched and documented papers that reflect the diversity of thought, ideas and experiences related to IWRM. They draw from an extensive, inclusive and geographically representative range of theoretical propos…

  • Water Quality Policy and Management in Asia

    Water Quality Policy and Management in Asia

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138850590

    Asia's 48 countries have an estimated 1.757 billion urban population and 2.4 billion people in rural areas (or approximately 60 per cent of the global population). Divided into central, eastern, southern, south-eastern and western regions, the conti…

  • Water Quality Policy and Management in Asia

    Water Quality Policy and Management in Asia

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415813631

    Asia's 48 countries have an estimated 1.757 billion urban population and 2.4 billion people in rural areas (or approximately 60 per cent of the global population). Divided into central, eastern, southern, south-eastern and western regions, the conti…

  • Water Reuse Policies for Potable Use

    Water Reuse Policies for Potable Use

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367109547

    As water demand has increased globally and resources have become more limited because of physical scarcity, over-exploitation and pollution, it has been necessary to develop more options for water supplies. These options include the production at la…

  • Water Reuse Policies for Potable Use

    Water Reuse Policies for Potable Use

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138637283

    As water demand has increased globally and resources have become more limited because of physical scarcity, over-exploitation and pollution, it has been necessary to develop more options for water supplies. These options include the production at la…

  • Impacts of Large Dams: A Global Assessment

    Impacts of Large Dams: A Global Assessment

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642433160

    One of the most controversial issues of the water sector in recent years has been the impacts of large dams. Proponents have claimed that such structures are essential to meet the increasing water demands of the world and that their overall societal…

  • Assessing Global Water Megatrends

    Assessing Global Water Megatrends

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811349324

    This book highlights what are likely to be the future megatrends in the water sector and why and how they should be incorporated to improve water governance in the coming decades. In this first ever book on megatrends for the water sector, 22 leadin…

  • The Private Sector and Water Pricing in Efficient Urban Water Management

    The Private Sector and Water Pricing in Efficient Urban Water Management

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138693012

    This book focuses on participation of the public and private sectors in urban water management and on the role of water pricing. It discusses in-depth topics such as public choices of urban water service management; dynamics of privatization and reg…

  • The Private Sector and Water Pricing in Efficient Urban Water Management

    The Private Sector and Water Pricing in Efficient Urban Water Management

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138779983

    This book focuses on participation of the public and private sectors in urban water management and on the role of water pricing. It discusses in-depth topics such as public choices of urban water service management; dynamics of privatization and reg…

  • Water Quality Management in the Americas

    Water Quality Management in the Americas

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540242901

    This study presents for the first time an independent and authoritative analysis of water quality management in North and South America, and discusses the practices and future implications of the impacts of the current practices in the different cou…

  • Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America

    Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415487887

    It is now widely accepted that the world is likely to face a major water crisis unless the present management practices are improved very significantly. Promoted extensively by donors and international institutions over the past 15 years, integrated…

  • Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America

    Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415845168

    It is now widely accepted that the world is likely to face a major water crisis unless the present management practices are improved very significantly. Promoted extensively by donors and international institutions over the past 15 years, integrated…

  • Rethinking Water Management

    Rethinking Water Management

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853839993

    If water resources are to be distributed efficiently, equitably and cost-effectively in this rapidly changing world, then it is clear that current water management practices are no longer feasible. Innovative approaches are required to meet the incr…

  • Creating Shared Value

    Creating Shared Value
    av Asit K. Biswas

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319014623

    Nestlé’s Moga factory was set up in 1961 and comprises of the primary milk collection area for Nestlé‘s operations. Since its inception in Moga, Nestlé has been working with its milk farmers and ancillary suppliers towards improving qual…

  • Rethinking Water Management

    Rethinking Water Management

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853839948

    If water resources are to be distributed efficiently, equitably and cost-effectively in this rapidly changing world, then it is clear that current water management practices are no longer feasible. Innovative approaches are required to meet the incr…

  • Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change

    Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811019135

    This book highlights the role that both infrastructure and governance play in the context of resilience and adaptation to climate variability and change. Eleven case studies analyze in-depth impacts of extreme events in projects, basins and regions…

  • Improving Water Policy and Governance

    Improving Water Policy and Governance

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415606288

    Old forms of governance in both public and private sectors are becoming increasingly irrelevant because of rapidly changing conditions. Because of these changes, both governance processes and the scope of the institutions through which power is exer…

  • Improving Water Policy and Governance

    Improving Water Policy and Governance

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415674829

    Old forms of governance in both public and private sectors are becoming increasingly irrelevant because of rapidly changing conditions. Because of these changes, both governance processes and the scope of the institutions through which power is exer…

  • Asian Perspectives on Water Policy

    Asian Perspectives on Water Policy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138692657

    Asian countries are not homogenous. They are in different stages of social and economic development, with cultural conditions and institutional and legal frameworks varying from one country to another. Therefore, how water can be successfully manage…

  • Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change

    Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811094767

    This book highlights the role that both infrastructure and governance play in the context of resilience and adaptation to climate variability and change. Eleven case studies analyze in-depth impacts of extreme events in projects, basins and regions…

  • Impacts of Megaconferences on the Water Sector

    Impacts of Megaconferences on the Water Sector
    av Asit K. Biswas

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540372233

    The book is the first pioneering study to assess the impacts of the megaconferences on water policies, programmes and projects at global, regional and national levels. The results are bleak. The evaluation indicated that except for the UN Water Conf…

  • Water Quality Management in the Americas

    Water Quality Management in the Americas

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642063541

    This study presents for the first time an independent and authoritative analysis of water quality management in North and South America, and discusses the practices and future implications of the impacts of the current practices in the different cou…

  • Water Security, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

    Water Security, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811013225

    This book pursues a comprehensive approach so as to arrive at a better understanding of the implications of climate change on sustainable development, focusing on the perspective of water. Climate change is one of today’s most pressing global…

  • Water Management in 2020 and Beyond

    Water Management in 2020 and Beyond

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540893455

    Aragon: Forum for Global Debates on Water Water is such a scarce resource, and of such high value, that it merits profound re?ection on its future management. With this in mind, the idea emerged of org- ising a unique international summit in Aragon…

  • Water Institutions: Policies, Performance and Prospects

    Water Institutions: Policies, Performance and Prospects

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642062773

    This is a global survey and assessment of the structure, evolution, and performance of water institutions – administration policies and regulatory practices – in regional, national, and international settings. The coverage includes analy…

  • Impacts of Megaconferences on the Water Sector

    Impacts of Megaconferences on the Water Sector
    av Asit K. Biswas

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642072079

    The book is the first pioneering study to assess the impacts of the megaconferences on water policies, programmes and projects at global, regional and national levels. The results are bleak. The evaluation indicated that except for the UN Water Conf…

  • Water as a Human Right for the Middle East and North Africa

    Water as a Human Right for the Middle East and North Africa

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415461351

    Access to safe drinking water and proper sanitation is essential for human survival and for maintenance of a decent quality of life. Currently, more than a billion people do not have access to safe drinking water and more than two billion people lac…

  • Water as a Human Right for the Middle East and North Africa

    Water as a Human Right for the Middle East and North Africa

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415445849

    Access to safe drinking water and proper sanitation is essential for human survival and for maintenance of a decent quality of life. Currently, more than a billion people do not have access to safe drinking water and more than two billion people lac…

  • Phnom Penh Water Story

    Phnom Penh Water Story

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789813340671

    This book analyses how a water utility from a developing country, Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority, that was totally dysfunctional, corruption-ridden and literally bankrupt in 1993, became one of the most successful water utilities of the developin…

  • Phnom Penh Water Story

    Phnom Penh Water Story
    av Asit K. Biswas

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789813340640

    This book analyses how a water utility from a developing country, Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority, that was totally dysfunctional, corruption-ridden and literally bankrupt in 1993, became one of the most successful water utilities of the developin…

  • Urban Resilience to Droughts and Floods

    Urban Resilience to Droughts and Floods

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367583279

    This book focuses on policies and governance on how to build the resilience of cities to droughts and floods in the short-, medium-, and long-term. There are discussions on how cities prepare for, cope with, learn from, manage, and recover from thes…

  • Urban Resilience to Droughts and Floods

    Urban Resilience to Droughts and Floods

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367002121

    This book focuses on policies and governance on how to build the resilience of cities to droughts and floods in the short-, medium-, and long-term. There are discussions on how cities prepare for, cope with, learn from, manage, and recover from thes…

  • Water Pricing and Public-Private Partnership

    Water Pricing and Public-Private Partnership

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415436731

    There is no question that water pricing and public-private partnership can improve water management practices in the future. However, this concept is neither the cure-all many proponents argue, nor the disaster its opponents forecast. Providing a co…

  • Water Pricing and Public-Private Partnership

    Water Pricing and Public-Private Partnership

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415371216

    There is no question that water pricing and public-private partnership can improve water management practices in the future. However, this concept is neither the cure-all many proponents argue, nor the disaster its opponents forecast. Providing a co…

  • Impacts of Large Dams: A Global Assessment

    Impacts of Large Dams: A Global Assessment

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642235702

    One of the most controversial issues of the water sector in recent years has been the impacts of large dams. Proponents have claimed that such structures are essential to meet the increasing water demands of the world and that their overall societal…

  • Assessing Wastewater Management in India

    Assessing Wastewater Management in India
    av M. Dinesh Kumar

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811523953

    This book highlights the institutional, legal, and policy measures to manage water pollution in India, and discusses how effective they have been in improving the overall quality of the country’s surface and groundwater resources. It also revi…

  • Global Water Resources

    Global Water Resources

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781032016627

    This is a Festschrift in honour of Professor Asit K. Biswas, for his manifold contributions to water resources policy and management and his extensive efforts over six decades to generate, synthetize, apply, and disseminate knowledge at national and…

  • Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes

    Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540749264

    Transboundary rivers and lakes are often the remaining new sources of water that can be developed for human uses. These water sources were not used in the past because of the many complexities involved. Written and edited by the world’s leadin…

  • Water Institutions: Policies, Performance and Prospects

    Water Institutions: Policies, Performance and Prospects

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540238119

    This is a global survey and assessment of the structure, evolution, and performance of water institutions – administration policies and regulatory practices – in regional, national, and international settings. The coverage includes analy…

  • Asian Perspectives on Water Policy

    Asian Perspectives on Water Policy

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415697262

    Asian countries are not homogenous. They are in different stages of social and economic development, with cultural conditions and institutional and legal frameworks varying from one country to another. Therefore, how water can be successfully manage…

  • Water Quality Management

    Water Quality Management

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415688857

    The global attention in recent years has focused primarily on water quantity and allocation issues. Water quality has received significantly less attention than water quantity. Commendable progress has been made by the developed world to control poi…

  • Water Quality Management

    Water Quality Management

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138798076

    The global attention in recent years has focused primarily on water quantity and allocation issues. Water quality has received significantly less attention than water quantity. Commendable progress has been made by the developed world to control poi…

  • Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes

    Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642094330

    Transboundary rivers and lakes are often the remaining new sources of water that can be developed for human uses. These water sources were not used in the past because of the many complexities involved. Written and edited by the world’s leadin…

  • Water Management and Climate Change

    Water Management and Climate Change

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138809161

    To plan successfully and manage the increased uncertainties posed by likely future climate change, knowledge needs to advance much more for the water profession beyond what it is now available. Meeting these challenges does not depend exclusively on…

  • Water Management and Climate Change

    Water Management and Climate Change

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138693036

    To plan successfully and manage the increased uncertainties posed by likely future climate change, knowledge needs to advance much more for the water profession beyond what it is now available. Meeting these challenges does not depend exclusively on…

  • Water Security, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

    Water Security, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789812879745

    This book pursues a comprehensive approach so as to arrive at a better understanding of the implications of climate change on sustainable development, focusing on the perspective of water. Climate change is one of today’s most pressing global…

  • Water Resources and Decision-Making Systems

    Water Resources and Decision-Making Systems

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415854276

    Water data and information are essential to support efforts to understand, manage, allocate, utilize and protect water resources. The linkages between Water Information Systems and needs of decision makers are complex, but can be encapsulated in a D…