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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 September 2016
  • ISBN : 9780128032381
  • Page : 478 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Competition for Water Resources: Experiences and Management Approaches in the U.S. and Europe addresses the escalation of global issues regarding water scarcity and the necessary, cost-effective strategies that must be put in place in order to deal with escalating water crisis. The book evaluates use and competition for water resources in the U.S. and Europe, emphasizing the problems and challenges of dealing with tradeoffs in water. In addition, the book discusses water management strategies that can be used to optimize water use and allocation, mitigate water scarcity, and adapt to water scarcity. Supplementing the numerous case studies, the book includes lessons learned from applying specific strategies and approaches. This comprehensive overview and comparison of management practices across two continents is an invaluable resource for researchers, policymakers, and educators in water. Provides a national and regional perspective through the use of country specific case study examples Includes a comparative analysis between the U.S. and Europe, illustrating experiences in water management from two sides of the Atlantic Covers interdisciplinary topics related to water, such as agriculture and energy

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Competition for Water Resources

Competition for Water Resources
  • Author : Jadwiga R Ziolkowska,Jeffrey M Peterson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-09-09
  • ISBN : 9780128032381
GET THIS BOOKCompetition for Water Resources

Competition for Water Resources: Experiences and Management Approaches in the U.S. and Europe addresses the escalation of global issues regarding water scarcity and the necessary, cost-effective strategies that must be put in place in order to deal with escalating water crisis. The book evaluates use and competition for water resources in the U.S. and Europe, emphasizing the problems and challenges of dealing with tradeoffs in water. In addition, the book discusses water management strategies that can be used

The State of the World's Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture

The State of the World's Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-06-17
  • ISBN : 9781136498879
GET THIS BOOKThe State of the World's Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture

The State of the World's Land and Water Resources for Food and Agriculture is FAO's first flagship publication on the global status of land and water resources. It is an 'advocacy' report, to be published every three to five years, and targeted at senior level decision makers in agriculture as well as in other sectors. SOLAW is aimed at sensitizing its target audience on the status of land resources at global and regional levels and FAO's viewpoint on appropriate recommendations

Water for the Future

Water for the Future
  • Author : U.S. National Academy of Sciences,Royal Scientific Society, Jordan,Palestine Academy for Science and Technology,Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Commission on Life Sciences,Committee on Sustainable Water Supplies in the Middle East
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1999-03-09
  • ISBN : 9780309064217
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This book is the result of a joint research effort led by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and involving the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and the Palestine Health Council. It discusses opportunities for enhancement of water supplies and avoidance of overexploitation of water resources in the Middle East. Based on the concept that ecosystem goods and services are essential to maintaining water quality and quantity, the book emphasizes conservation, improved

OECD Studies on Water Water Resources Allocation Sharing Risks and Opportunities

OECD Studies on Water Water Resources Allocation Sharing Risks and Opportunities
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-04-13
  • ISBN : 9789264229631
GET THIS BOOKOECD Studies on Water Water Resources Allocation Sharing Risks and Opportunities

Capturing information from 27 OECD countries and key partner economies, the report presents key findings from the OECD Survey of Water Resources Allocation and case studies of successful allocation reform.

Legal Rights for Rivers

Legal Rights for Rivers
  • Author : Erin O'Donnell
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-10-17
  • ISBN : 9780429889608
GET THIS BOOKLegal Rights for Rivers

In 2017 four rivers in Aotearoa New Zealand, India, and Colombia were given the status of legal persons, and there was a recent attempt to extend these rights to the Colorado River in the USA. Understanding the implications of creating legal rights for rivers is an urgent challenge for both water resource management and environmental law. Giving rivers legal rights means the law can see rivers as legal persons, thus creating new legal rights which can then be enforced. When rivers

Water Supply and Water Scarcity

Water Supply and Water Scarcity
  • Author : Vasileios A. Tzanakakis,Nikolaos V. Paranychianakis,Andreas N. Angelakis
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-11-04
  • ISBN : 9783039433063
GET THIS BOOKWater Supply and Water Scarcity

This Book includes selected papers that has been published in the Water journal Special Issue (SI) on Water Supply and Water Scarcity. Moreover, an overview of the SI is included. The papers selected for publication in the SI include review and research papers on water history, on water management issues under water scarcity regimes, on rainwater harvesting, on water quality and degradation, and on climatic variability impacts on water resources. Overall, the issue identify and highlight the main challenges in

OECD Studies on Water Pricing Water Resources and Water and Sanitation Services

OECD Studies on Water Pricing Water Resources and Water and Sanitation Services
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-03-15
  • ISBN : 9789264083608
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This report compiles reliable and comparable data on pricing water and on water supply and sanitation services across OECD countries.

Competition for Water Resources

Competition for Water Resources
  • Author : Jadwiga R Ziolkowska,Jeffrey M Peterson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-09-30
  • ISBN : 0128032375
GET THIS BOOKCompetition for Water Resources

"Competition for Water Resources: Experiences and Management Approaches in the U.S. and Europe "addresses the escalation of global issues regarding water scarcity and the necessary, cost-effective strategies that must be put in place in order to deal with escalating water crisis. The book evaluates use and competition for water resources in the U.S. and Europe, emphasizing the problems and challenges of dealing with tradeoffs in water. In addition, the book discusses water management strategies that can be used

Selected Water Resources Abstracts

Selected Water Resources Abstracts
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1980
  • ISBN : RUTGERS:39030022004214
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Water Resources

Water Resources
  • Author : George M. Hornberger,Debra Perrone
  • Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03
  • ISBN : 9781421432953
GET THIS BOOKWater Resources

Positioned to become the foremost text on water resource issues, this companion to Hornberger's widely regarded Elements of Physical Hydrology reveals the enormity of the water crisis facing the planet while offering realistic hope.

Confronting the Nation's Water Problems

Confronting the Nation's Water Problems
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Water Science and Technology Board,Committee on Assessment of Water Resources Research
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2004-10-14
  • ISBN : 9780309165891
GET THIS BOOKConfronting the Nation's Water Problems

In order to confront the increasingly severe water problems faced by all parts of the country, the United States needs to make a new commitment to research on water resources. A new mechanism is needed to coordinate water research currently fragmented among nearly 20 federal agencies. Given the competition for water among farmers, communities, aquatic ecosystems and other users-as well as emerging challenges such as climate change and the threat of waterborne diseases-Confronting the Nation's Water Problems concludes that an additional $70

Integrated development and management of water resources for productive and equitable use in the Indrawati River Basin, Nepal

Integrated development and management of water resources for productive and equitable use in the Indrawati River Basin, Nepal
  • Author : Madhusudan Bhattarai,Dhruba Pant,V. S. Mishra,Hari Devkota,Shuku Pun,R. N. Kayastha,David Molden
  • Publisher : IWMI
  • Release Date : 2002
  • ISBN : 9789290904861
GET THIS BOOKIntegrated development and management of water resources for productive and equitable use in the Indrawati River Basin, Nepal

This paper has benefited by four detailed case studies2 conducted in the Indrawati river basin by IWMI/Nepal and Water and Energy Commission Secretariat/Nepal (WECS/Nepal). It documents the major concerns in relation to Melamchi project on the Indrawati basin community,and illustrates the preliminary assessment of major project impacts in the basin. This paper particularly concentrates on, the likely impacts of the water diversion project on the economic and social fronts and local water use decisions, and also

Water Resources

Water Resources
  • Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on National Water Resources
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1960
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105119513351
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Competition for California Water

Competition for California Water
  • Author : Ernest A. Engelbert
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2022-03-25
  • ISBN : 9780520356573
GET THIS BOOKCompetition for California Water

California’s water is at the center of an intense economic and political struggle. A balance between supply and demand must be reached, but it is far from certain that all Californians will get as much water as they want at a price they feel is right. Competition for California Water presents essential information on key issues, including: Costs: What would be the yields and what would be the costs, in dollars as well as less tangible values, of developing

Integrated Water Resources Management in the Mediterranean Region

Integrated Water Resources Management in the Mediterranean Region
  • Author : Redouane Choukr-Allah,Ragab Ragab,Rafael Rodriguez-Clemente
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-10-03
  • ISBN : 9789400747562
GET THIS BOOKIntegrated Water Resources Management in the Mediterranean Region

This book puts great emphasis on the importance of Integrated Water Resources Management IWRM as the way forward towards food, water, and energy security. It offers better ways and means of managing the limited water resources; using water more efficiently; adopting new policies in order to cope with climate change and drought; increase water supply through the use of non conventional water resources, especially waste water; inducing stakeholders participation and information exchange and raise public awareness to the value of