Climate Change Books

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Milestones in Water Reuse - The Best Success Stories

by IWA Publishing

Milestones in Water Reuse: The Best Success Stories illustrates the benefits of water reuse in integrated water resources management and its role for water cycle management, climate change adaptation and water in the cities of the future. Selected case studies are used to illustrate the different types of water reuse, i.e. agricultural irrigation, ...;

Impacts of Climate Change on Rainfall Extremes and Urban Drainage Systems

by IWA Publishing

Impacts of Climate Change on Rainfall Extremes and Urban Drainage Systems provides a state-of-the-art overview of existing methodologies and relevant results related to the assessment of the climate change impacts on urban rainfall extremes as well as on urban hydrology and hydraulics. This overview focuses mainly on several difficulties and ...;

Detection of Pathogens in Water Using Micro and Nano-Technology

by IWA Publishing

Detection of Pathogens in Water Using Micro and Nano-Technology aims to promote the uptake of innovative micro and nano-technological approaches towards the development of an integrated, cost-effective nano-biological sensor useful for security and environmental assays.;

Water and Energy - Threats and Opportunities

by IWA Publishing

Water and Energy – Threats and Opportunities creates an awareness of the important couplings between water and energy. It shows how energy is used in all the various water cycle operations and demonstrates how water is used – and misused – in all kinds of energy production and generation.;

2012 Distribution System Symposium (DSS) and Water Security and Emergency Preparedness Conference Proceedings CD ROM

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Papers and presentations made at the 2012 Distribution Systems Symposium (DSS) and Water Security and Emergency Preparedness Conference and Exposition held September 9 - 12, 2012, in St. Louis, Missouri.;

Water Sensitive Cities

by IWA Publishing

Today’s urban water managers are faced with an unprecedented set of issues that call for a different approach to urban water management. These include the urgent changes needed to respond to climate change, population growth, growing resource constraints, and rapidly increasing global urbanization. Not only are these issues difficult to ...;

Risk Assessment for Water Infrastructure Safety and Security

by IWA Publishing

Providing a quantitative risk assessment methodology, Risk Assessment for Water Infrastructure Safety and Security analyzes the terror threats against United States' water infrastructure. It focuses on the human safety, environmental, and economic consequences that would be triggered by terrorist attack. It includes detailed plans, engineering ...;

THE FUTURE OF WATER: A STARTLING LOOK AHEAD

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Population growth and unchallenged water use have brought us to the brink of a worldwide water crisis. Authors Maxwell and Yates present scenarios for the broad trends that will have a significant impact upon future water challenges, including population growth, expanding economies, energy, climate change, and general demographic trends. Examine ...;

2011 Distribution Systems Symposium (DSS) and Water Security Conference Proceedings

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Papers and presentations made at the 2011 Distribution Systems Symposium (DSS) and Water Security Conference, held September 11 - 14, 2011, in Nashville, TN.;

Water Infrastructure for Sustainable Communities - China and the World

by IWA Publishing

A new model for water management is emerging worldwide in response to water shortages, polluted waterways, climate change, and loss of biodiversity. Cities and towns are questioning the ecological and financial sustainability of big-pipe water, stormwater, and sewer systems and are searching for “lighter footprint” more sustainable ...;

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