sustainable development Books

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International Law and Sustainable Development

by IWA Publishing

Implementing the goal of sustainable development has long been heralded as the means by which the needs of both present and future generations can be met. However, finding a long-term balance between economic, social and environmental interests, the basic tenet of sustainable development, has proved largely illusive in practice.;

Pathways for Sustainable Sanitation

by IWA Publishing

The report is a product arising from the work of the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance which was initiated prior to the International Year of Sanitation in 2008 in an attempt to inject sustainable development ideas into the sanitation sector. It functions as a vision document for those policymakers, researchers and practitioners that are striving ...;

Sediments Contamination and Sustainable Remediation

by IWA Publishing

A comprehensive resource on contaminated sediments, this book opens with discussions of the contamination of sediments resulting from discharge of pollutants, excessive nutrients, and other hazardous substances from anthropogenic activities. It examines impacts observed as a result of these discharges, including the presence of hazardous materials ...;

Sustainable Water for the Future

by IWA Publishing

This book is part of a series on sustainability. Specifically, it deals with the issue of sustainable water use. Fresh sources of potable water are being depleted across the world. Pure water is the goal of water utilities as well as several industries. Well past the experimental stage, membrane processes are now a proven and reliable method of ...;

Sustainable Water Services

by IWA Publishing

Sustainable Water Services: A Procedural Guide is the result of the Sustainable Water industry Asset Resource Decisions (SWARD) project, undertaken by a consortium of UK academics in collaboration with water service providers in Scotland, England and Romania. It has been developed to act as a practical tool to assist with the explicit inclusion of ...;

Governance and Management for Sustainable Water Systems

by IWA Publishing

Increasing global pressure on water resources requires many actions from governments and individuals to achieve sustainable levels of water use. These involve management tasks such as project development and utility operation, but the degree of interdependence among the many participants in water management is so great that additional regulatory ...;

Sustainable Water Resources in the Built Environment

by IWA Publishing

Sustainable Water Resources in the Built Environment covers elements of water engineering and policy making in the sustainable construction of buildings with a focus on case studies from Panama and Kenya.  It provides comprehensive information based on case studies, experimental data, interviews, and in-depth research.;

Law and Governance of Water Resources: The Challenge of Sustainability

by IWA Publishing

This path-breaking book focuses on the law and legal doctrine within the wider policy context of water resources and analyses the concept of sustainability.To achieve the sustainable use and development of water resources is a daunting challenge for both global and local communities. It requires commitments from all groups within international, ...;

Water Services Management and Governance - Lessons for a Sustainable Future

by IWA Publishing

Water Services Management and Governance focuses on water services (Water supply, wastewater services) and deals with connections between water resources and services and water resources. The book covers water supply mainly in urban communities, sanitation and pollution control and water resources and their linkages to water services.;

Integrated Evaluation for Sustainable River Basin Governance

by IWA Publishing

This Report synthesizes the main results obtained throughout the ADVISOR research project ('Integrated Evaluation for Sustainable River Basin Governance') funded by the European Commission, under the - 'Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development' theme of the 5th Framework Research Programme.The aim of ADVISOR was to improve the understanding ...;

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