Competition for Water Resources

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  • Author : Jadwiga R Ziolkowska
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 478 pages
  • ISBN : 0128032383
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Competition for Water Resources

Competition for Water Resources
  • Author : Jadwiga R Ziolkowska,Jeffrey M Peterson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 September 2016
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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

Water Management for Sustainable Agriculture

Water Management for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : T. Oweis,Theib Yousef Oweis
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 25 September 2021
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There is increasing competition for water resources in the face of declining aquifer reserves and increasing risk in many areas of drought related to climate change. At the same time poor water management is damaging agriculture with problems such as salinization, waterlogging, erosion and run-off. This volume summarises the wealth of research on understanding and better management of water resources for agriculture. Part 1 reviews fundamental issues such as plant water use and soil water retention. Part 2 discusses ways of mapping

Economics of Water Resources From Regulation to Privatization

Economics of Water Resources  From Regulation to Privatization
  • Author : Nicolas Spulber,Asghar Sabbaghi
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 14 March 2013
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The purpose of this book is to develop a general economic model which integrates the quantity and quality issues of water resource management and to provide, along with a detailed criticism of the policy instruments now in use, alternative proposals concerning the efficient allocation and distribution of water. In particular we treat water as a multi-product commodity where the market plays a major role in determining water quality-discriminant pricing and its value to the user. We examine the process of

Water Resources and Development

Water Resources and Development
  • Author : Clive Agnew,Philip Woodhouse
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 November 2010
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Since the start of the twenty-first century there has been an unprecedented focus upon water as a key factor in the future of both society and environment. Water management lies at the heart of strategies of development as does the added the hazard of climate change. Water Resources and Development provides a stimulating interdisciplinary introduction to the role of water resources in shaping opportunities and constraints for development. The book begins by charting the evolution of approaches to water management.

Water Resource Conflicts and International Security

Water Resource Conflicts and International Security
  • Author : Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release : 25 September 2021
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Water Resource Conflicts and International Security: A Global Perspective is an edited collection by Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi which analyzes the increasing global demand for water in economic and social development, and the dire need to efficiently manage this vital natural resource, particularly in water-scarce countries in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. Several environmental- and human-induced factors, such as urbanization, industrialization, climate change, and agricultural needs, have created a near-crisis situation in many countries. Subsequently, there is an increasingly intense

Management of Water Use in Agriculture

Management of Water Use in Agriculture
  • Author : Kenneth K. Tanji,Bruno Yaron
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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As the world population increases, there is increasing competition for waterquantity as well as quality. Provided here is an up-to-date perspective on Available Water Resources (Part I), Water Conservation and Technology inAgricultural Systems (Part II), Problem Water Uses and Treatment (Part III),and Management and Policy Evaluation (Part IV). The book is an invaluable source of information for water resource planners, managers and policy makers, researchers and students, and irrigationists.

Out of Water

Out of Water
  • Author : Colin Chartres,Samyuktha Varma
  • Publisher : FT Press
  • Release : 14 July 2010
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From cities to biofuels, competition for water is accelerating. Climate change threatens to intensify the onset and severity of the water crisis in several regions of the developing world: this is already happening throughout much of Asia, the Mediterranean, southwestern Australia, and the southwestern US. Along with water shortages, unsafe water becomes an increasingly widespread problem, too. As water crises trigger food and health crises, billions may slip further into poverty, leading to greater social and political unrest, new wars,

Pricing Water Resources and Water and Sanitation Services

Pricing Water Resources and Water and Sanitation Services
  • Author : Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
  • Publisher : IWA Publishing
  • Release : 15 March 2010
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Part of OECD Water Policy and Finance Set - Buy all four reports and save over 30% on buying separately! In both OECD and non-OECD countries the water sector is facing the challenges of increased competition for water resources, deteriorating water quality, and the effects of climate change and poor management. In this context, how can countries ensure access to adequate, sustainable and affordable water and sanitation services for all? Pricing water-related services is an essential part of the answer. This

A New Era for Irrigation

A New Era for Irrigation
  • Author : Committee on the Future of Irrigation in the Face of Competing Demands,Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources,Division on Earth and Life Studies,National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 04 November 1996
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Irrigated agriculture has played a critical role in the economic and social development of the United States--but it is also at the root of increasing controversy. How can irrigation best make the transition into an era of increasing water scarcity? In A New Era for Irrigation, experts draw important conclusions about whether irrigation can continue to be the nation's most significant water user, what role the federal government should play, and what the irrigation industry must do to adapt to

Grow in Concert with Nature

Grow in Concert with Nature
  • Author : Xiaokai Li,Graeme Turner,Liping Jiang
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 28 June 2012
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Water scarcity is increasingly becoming a threat to water security in different countries or areas of East Asia, driven by water over-withdrawal and pollution, and aggravated by climate change and variability. The ‘Green Water Defense in East Asia' study, as part of the driver for green growth in the water sector of East Asia region, seeks to find a sustainable solution to this challenge. The concept of Green Water Defense (GWD) is developed building on such principles as ‘live and

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 : 25 September 2021
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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