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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.;

Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality - 4th Edition

by IWA Publishing

This fourth edition of the World Health Organization's Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality builds on over 50 years of guidance by WHO on drinking-water quality, which has formed an authoritative basis for the setting of national regulations and standards for water safety in support of public health.It is the product of significant revisions to ...;

Benefits of Investing in Water and Sanitation - An OECD Perspective

by IWA Publishing

The provision of water supply, sanitation and wastewater services generates substantial benefits for public health, the economy and the environment. Benefits from the provision of basic water supply and sanitation services such as those implied by the millennium development goals are massive and far outstrip costs. Benefit-to-cost ratios have been ...;

Coping with Water Scarcity

by Springer

One of the main problems confronting the world of the 21st Century is a shortage of water. There is already severe scarcity in many regions of the world, causing tremendous problems for local populations and indeed entire societies. There is insufficient water available for the production of food to alleviate poverty and starvation; the lack of ...;

Water Scarcity in the Mediterranean

by Springer

Water scarcity affects hydrologic resources, systems connectivity, biodiversity, water quality, and river ecosystem functioning. It has direct impacts on economic sectors that use and depend on water, such as agriculture, tourism, industry, energy and transport. The Mediterranean Basin is one of the regions in the world most vulnerable to climate ...;

Source Separation and Decentralization for Wastewater Management

by IWA Publishing

Is sewer-based wastewater treatment really the optimal technical solution in urban water management This paradigm is increasingly being questioned. Growing water scarcity and the insight that water will be an important limiting factor for the quality of urban life are main drivers for new approaches in wastewater management. Source Separation and ...;

Water for Mining - Opportunities In Scarcity And Environmental Regulation

by Global Water Intelligence - GWI

The global demand for metals and minerals has created major growth in the natural resources market, yet there is a widening gap between the need for increased mining and the availability of water. Mining companies need to secure their water supply for the next 5-15 years if they are to get financial backing. This is a major obstacle in water ...;

Challenges of Water Scarcity : A Business Case for Financial Institutions.

by Earthprint Ltd

Includes : Preliminary Findings. This report builds largely on the need to engage with the financial sector in dealing with water related challenges, by providing a basic set of risk drivers linked to water scarcity, which can serve as a platform for identifying potential investment opportunities for mitigation, contributing to water ...;

Water Scarcity, Land Degradation and Desertification in the Mediterranean Region

by Springer

This book is the outcome of an international workshop promoted and organised by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and by the Science for Peace and Security Programme of NATO. Its focus is the emerging issue of environment and security aspects in terms of water scarcity, land degradation and desertification in the ...;

Water Scarcity, Land Degradation and Desertification in the Mediterranean Region

by Springer

This book is the outcome of an international workshop promoted and organised by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and by the Science for Peace and Security Programme of NATO. Its focus is the emerging issue of environment and security aspects in terms of water scarcity, land degradation and desertification in the ...;

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