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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…

  • Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Areas

    Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Areas

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138086180

    A society that intensifies and expands the use of land and water in urban areas needs to search for solutions to manage the frontiers between these two essential elements for urban living. Sustainable governance of land and water is one of the major…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Rural?Urban Water Struggles

    Rural?Urban Water Struggles

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367370046

    Rural–Urban Water Struggles compiles diverse analyses of rural–urban water connections, discourses, identities and struggles evolving in the context of urbanization around the world. Departing from an understanding of urbanization as a…

  • Sustainability in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

    Sustainability in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367076955

    It is beyond doubt that the interconnectedness between food, energy, water security and environmental sustainability exists and is getting amplified with increased globalization. It has been recognized that efforts to address only one part of a syst…

  • Sustainability in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

    Sustainability in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138222076

    It is beyond doubt that the interconnectedness between food, energy, water security and environmental sustainability exists and is getting amplified with increased globalization. It has been recognized that efforts to address only one part of a syst…

  • Legal Perspectives on Bridging Science and Policy

    Legal Perspectives on Bridging Science and Policy

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367406851

    Legal Perspectives on Bridging Science and Policy deals with the interaction of science and policy from a legal perspective. Expert contributors outline the role of law in water management and suggest solutions to make laws flexible and adaptive to…

  • 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…

  • Water and Disasters

    Water and Disasters

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415462075

    This book is the first major attempt to address, comprehensively and in-depth, the many issues associated with water and disasters. It is particularly relevant and topical in view of the increasing frequency and intensity of water-triggered disaster…

  • Water and Disasters

    Water and Disasters

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415454261

    This book is the first major attempt to address, comprehensively and in-depth, the many issues associated with water and disasters. It is particularly relevant and topical in view of the increasing frequency and intensity of water-triggered disaster…

  • Strengthening Cooperation over Transboundary Groundwater Resources

    Strengthening Cooperation over Transboundary Groundwater Resources

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367673147

    Groundwater is humanity’s most vital supply of freshwater. Freshwater resources contained in aquifer systems globally are two orders of magnitude greater than those found in all rivers, lakes, and other surface freshwaters combined. Moreover,…

  • 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…

  • Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Regions

    Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Regions

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138911154

    A society that intensifies and expands the use of land and water in urban areas needs to search for solutions to manage the frontiers between these two essential elements for urban living. Sustainable governance of land and water is one of the major…

  • OECD Principles on Water Governance

    OECD Principles on Water Governance

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138329768

    The science–policy interface is critical to the design and implementation of water policies. In theory, scientists provide policy makers with robust facts and data that can help guide decision making, and lessons from the political economy of…

  • Energy For Water

    Energy For Water

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367234089

    Water and energy are inextricably linked as unsound management of either resource can have an impact on the cost, availability, and sustainability of the other. This book explores the "energy for water" component of the water–energy nexus. It…

  • Energy For Water

    Energy For Water

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138749016

    Water and energy are inextricably linked as unsound management of either resource can have an impact on the cost, availability, and sustainability of the other. This book explores the "energy for water" component of the water–energy nexus. It…

  • 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…

  • The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa

    The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138674226

    This book discusses key issues concerning water, energy and food in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It provides an interdisciplinary account of current developments in the most water-scarce and conflict-torn region in the world. Key…

  • The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa

    The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367028442

    This book discusses key issues concerning water, energy and food in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It provides an interdisciplinary account of current developments in the most water-scarce and conflict-torn region in the world. Key…

  • The Water Legacies of Conventional Mining

    The Water Legacies of Conventional Mining

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138288713

    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 water have not been f…

  • The Water Legacies of Conventional Mining

    The Water Legacies of Conventional Mining

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367220464

    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 water have not been f…

  • Water for Food Security

    Water for Food Security

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138786288

    Pakistan’s water management is at a critical watershed. Water shortages are growing rapidly as a result of growing demand across all water-using sectors. Rapid population growth, from 175 million people in 2010 to an estimated 236 million by 2…

  • 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…

  • Transboundary Water Cooperation

    Transboundary Water Cooperation

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138288836

    China and its neighbours face a series of water security issues, in which international law plays a vital role. Paramount to both policymakers and researchers in the field of water law, the current status of transboundary water cooperation schemes a…

  • Source-to-Sea Management

    Source-to-Sea Management

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781032148526

    This book is the first of its kind on the emerging topic of source-to-sea management. It showcases different applications of the concept to improve the environmental health of freshwater, land and coastal and marine systems, drawing upon research pe…

  • 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…

  • A River Flows Through It

    A River Flows Through It

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367636760

    A River Flows Through It: A Comparative Study of Transboundary Water Disputes and Cooperation in Asia explores water disputes in Asia and addresses the question of how states sharing a river system can be incentivized to cooperate. Water scarcity i…

  • Putting Water Security to Work

    Putting Water Security to Work

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367650193

    Over the last decade, water security has replaced sustainability as the key optic for thinking about how we manage water. This reframing has offered benefits (including clear recognition of the link between humans, the environment and the right to w…

  • Groundwater and Climate Change

    Groundwater and Climate Change

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138482715

    This book undertakes a scholarly assessment of the state of the art of law and policy perspectives on groundwater and climate change at the international, regional and national levels. A particular focus is given to India, which is the largest user…

  • Legal Mechanisms for Water Resources in the Third Millennium

    Legal Mechanisms for Water Resources in the Third Millennium

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815363637

    Legal mechanisms for the management, development and protection of water resources have evolved over the years and have reached unprecedented levels of complexity and sophistication. This phenomenon is largely in response to the global communityR…

  • Water Policy and Management in Spain

    Water Policy and Management in Spain

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415826044

    Spain is facing an increasingly difficult situation in terms of water stress. This is an issue that is due mostly to poor management practices in all sectors. Large amounts of water have been used for agricultural purposes at very low prices for too…

  • Hydrosocial Territories and Water Equity

    Hydrosocial Territories and Water Equity

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138288843

    Bringing together a multidisciplinary set of scholars and diverse case studies from across the globe, this book explores the management, governance, and understandings around water, a key element in the assemblage of hydrosocial territories. Hydroso…

  • Hydrosocial Territories and Water Equity

    Hydrosocial Territories and Water Equity

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367207526

    Bringing together a multidisciplinary set of scholars and diverse case studies from across the globe, this book explores the management, governance, and understandings around water, a key element in the assemblage of hydrosocial territories. Hydroso…

  • Water, Food and Poverty in River Basins

    Water, Food and Poverty in River Basins

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415592079

    Conventional wisdom says that the world is heading for a major water crisis. By 2050, global population will increase from 7 billion to a staggering 9.5 billion and the demands this will place on food and water systems will inevitably push river bas…

  • Water, Food and Poverty in River Basins

    Water, Food and Poverty in River Basins

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415538916

    Conventional wisdom says that the world is heading for a major water crisis. By 2050, global population will increase from 7 billion to a staggering 9.5 billion and the demands this will place on food and water systems will inevitably push river bas…

  • The Future of Public Water Governance

    The Future of Public Water Governance

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415713139

    The privatization of water supply and wastewater systems, together with institutional restructuring of governance – through decentralization and the penetration of global firms in local and regional markets – have been promoted as soluti…

  • Flood Resilience of Private Properties

    Flood Resilience of Private Properties

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367617691

    Flood Resilience of Private Properties examines the division and balance of responsibilities between the public and the private when discussing flood resilience of private properties. Flooding is an expensive climate-related disaster and a threat to…

  • 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…

  • Politics and Policies for Water Resources Management in India

    Politics and Policies for Water Resources Management in India

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367312787

    This comprehensive volume explores the interface between politics and policy making in the water management sector of India. The authors discuss the nature of the political discourse on water management in India, and what characterizes this discours…

  • Virtual Water

    Virtual Water

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367408077

    Virtual Water explores the role of "virtual water" – the water embedded in a product – in ongoing conversations of agriculture, trade and sustainability in an increasingly inter-connected world. A pervasive theme throughout the book is t…

  • 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…

  • Restoring Communities Resettled After Dam Construction in Asia

    Restoring Communities Resettled After Dam Construction in Asia

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415719100

    The rapid economic expansion and population growth of developing countries in Asia has led to increasing demands for water and energy. To meet these demands, large dam development projects have been completed, which has inevitably caused involuntary…

  • 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 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 and Security in Central Asia

    Water and Security in Central Asia

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415826921

    Examining the water, development and security linkages in Central Asia can feel a bit like solving a Rubik’s cube. The Rubik’s cube starts to usually find structure and the different pieces find their places when its solver adopts a syst…

  • 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…

  • Managing Transboundary Waters of Latin America

    Managing Transboundary Waters of Latin America

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415533409

    Definitive analyses of transboundary water management in Latin America are conspicuous by their absence. The situation is a little better for rivers compared to groundwater resources. Transboundary water management in Latin America has been evolving…

  • Integrated Water Management in Canada

    Integrated Water Management in Canada

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138586918

    This volume provides readers with an opportunity to learn from front line water managers of watershed-based agencies across Canada about integrated water management (or integrated water resource management). In common with practice in much of the wo…

  • Water Resources Management in the People's Republic of China

    Water Resources Management in the People's Republic of China

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415543576

    Chinese water resource managers face a challenge that is both immense and unique. They must balance limited water supplies against the needs of the world’s largest population; demands for rapid economic growth with calls for improved environme…

  • 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…