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    AWWA G480-13 Water Conservation Program Operation and Management

    This new utility management standard describes the critical elements of establishing, implementing, and evaluating an effective water conservation program. It encompasses utility activities to improve water use on the supply side through distribution system management and on the demand side through customer billing and education practices. A ...

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    2011 Symposium Showcase: Water Conservation Symposium and Water Resources Symposium Proceedings CD

    Papers and presentations made at the 2011 Symposium Showcase, held March 14-16, 2011 in Orlando, FL. The conference featured two concurrent programs: the Water Conservation Symposium and The Water Resources ...

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    M52 Water Conservation Programs - A Planning Manual, Second Edition

    This manual provides water utilities and other industry professionals with the skills and information to develop, implement, and measure the success of a water conservation program. Those with an existing conservation program discover areas of improvement using a more comprehensive approach. M52 also discusses water conservation rates, community ...

  • Water Auditing and Water Conservation, 2nd Edition

    Water auditing is a method of quantifying water flows and quality in simple or complex systems, with a view to reducing water usage and often saving money on otherwise unnecessary water use. There is an increasing awareness around the globe of the centrality of water to our lives. This awareness crosses political and social boundaries. In many ...

  • Preparing Urban Water Use Efficiency Plans

    Many communities are facing water scarcity in developing and developed countries alike. There are numerous publications and on-going research studies documenting the changes in our climate and potential for worsening shortages in our future. Meeting future potable water demands as communities continue to grow will rely heavily on using our ...

  • Water Conservation in Urban Households

    On the one hand, population and economic growth are increasing the demand for water but on the other, environmental consequences of climate change, pollution and over extraction of groundwater are decreasing the worlds supply of fresh water. This makes the availability of water for human use one of the greatest global concerns of this century. ...

  • Encyclopedia of Water Science, Second Edition

    Filled with figures, images, and illustrations, the Encyclopedia of Water Science, Second Edition provides effective concepts and procedures in environmental water science and engineering. It unveils a wide spectrum of design concepts, methods, and solutions for enhanced performance of water quality, treatment, conservation, and irrigation ...

  • 2005 Status Report on Compensatory Mitigation in the United States

    ELI’s groundbreaking mitigation research continues with the completion of the 2005 Status Report on Compensatory Mitigation in the United States. The report, an update of the seminal 2001 Banks and Fees Study, is designed to determine the extent and nature of wetland mitigation banking and in-lieu fee mitigation activities in the nation. It ...

  • Land Stewardship Through Watershed Management

    This volume highlights the need for enhancing the effectiveness of land stewardship and management of the world's natural resources to meet the need of the growing global population for conservation, sustainable development, and the use of land, water, and other natural resources. Ecosystem-based, multiple-use land stewardship is necessary ...

  • Integrative Wildlife Nutrition

    This book applies the basic principles of nutrition to the study of fish, reptiles, birds, and mammals in their natural environments. The acquisition of food, its digestion and absorption, and the retention and utilization of energy substrates, water and other nutrients are treated in detail. This integrated approach connects behavioral, ...

  • Integrative Wildlife Nutrition

    This book applies the basic principles of nutrition to the study of fish, reptiles, birds, and mammals in their natural environments. The acquisition of food, its digestion and absorption, and the retention and utilization of energy substrates, water and other nutrients are treated in detail. This integrated approach connects behavioral, ...

  • Wetlands Law & Policy

    The federal government has taken the primary role in protecting the nations wetlands, with the centerpiece of these efforts the Clean Water Acts Section 404 permitting program. Wetlands Law and Policy: Understanding Section 404 is a comprehensive new guide to this important yet controversial regulatory program. The chapters in this current ...

  • Encyclopedia of Water Science, Second Edition - 2 Volume Print Set

    Special Pre-Publication Price Available Until June 2008! Provides Access to State-of-the-Art Information  Filled with figures, images, and illustrations, the Encyclopedia of Water Science, Second Edition provides effective concepts and procedures in environmental water science and engineering. It unveils a wide spectrum of design concepts, ...

  • Impacts of Megaconferences on the Water Sector

    Since the late 1990s, megaconferences in the water-related sectors have become regular occurrences. The latest one, in Mexico City, in March 2006, is estimated to have cost a total of $205 million, and had 19,000+ participants. In spite of such huge costs and organizational efforts, not a single water megaconference has ever been seriously ...

  • Open Ground: Effective Local Strategies for Protecting Natural Resources

    The preservation of open space has captured the public's imagination. Disappearance of open space is associated with the general degradation of the quality of community life, and in a broader sense, what is happening to open space is what is happening to the local environment.Most books on environmental protection focus on the critical role of ...

  • Sustainable Sport Management book

    Sustainable Sport Management is a comprehensive guide to managing sport organizations of all types and size in a more responsible manner.This book, sponsored by the United Nations Environment Program, takes up the torch from Greening our Games, David Chernushenko’s 1994 book, which introduced many in the sporting world to the concept of ...

  • The Economics of Conservation Programs

    The objective of this book is to review and to analyze the economics of conservation programs in theory and in practice. Demand side management (DSM) is one of the most topical issues in regulating electric utilities, both in the United States and internationally. DSM consists of various measures at the level of demand (households, commerce, ...

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