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

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

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

    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, ...

  • European Journal of Sustainable Development

    The opportunity to use the tangible resources of our planet – water, air, subterranean depths – secure the existence of our civilization. Despite the existence of private property and the division of ownership of tangible resources between natural and legal persons, the resources required for life are objectively determined by the very ...

  • Water Security for Better Lives

    This publication examines the critical issues surrounding water security (water shortage, water excess, inadequate water quality, the resilience of freshwater systems), providing a rationale for a risk-based approach and the management of trade-offs between water and other (sectoral and environmental) policies.   The report sets out a three-step ...

  • Food and Water Security

    Highlighting the challenges of growing more food with less water, this book discusses the ways and means of managing food and water security in various agroclimatic environments through the integration of R. and D., training, people participation, agronomic practices, economic instruments, and administrative policies. It includes contributions ...

  • Decision Support for Natural Disasters and Intentional Threats to Water Security

    These proceedings summarize the results of a NATO Advanced Research Workshop on water security. Multiple, disparate threats to water security exist. Decision support structures that provide effective means for avoiding and responding to potential or actual situations exist or are under development. Water resources are essential to security. A ...

  • Decision Support for Natural Disasters and Intentional Threats to Water Security

    These proceedings summarize the results of a NATO Advanced Research Workshop on water security. Multiple, disparate threats to water security exist. Decision support structures that provide effective means for avoiding and responding to potential or actual situations exist or are under development. Water resources are essential to security. A ...

  • Threats to Global Water Security

    Water resources are under threat in many parts of the world. Climate change and natural disasters like earthquakes are aggravating already critical situations. But a significant number of threats are posed directly by human interference and failings. A major theme in the book is the need for preparedness. Poor risk assessment, lack of emergency ...

  • Threats to Global Water Security

    Water resources are under threat in many parts of the world. Climate change and natural disasters like earthquakes are aggravating already critical situations. But a significant number of threats are posed directly by human interference and failings. A major theme in the book is the need for preparedness. Poor risk assessment, lack of emergency ...

  • Mainstreaming Gender in Environmental Assessment and Early Warning

    This report seeks to help the understanding of key questions relating to gender mainstreaming into UNEP's early warning and assessment programme. It analyses key issues in the areas of gender and the environment as they relate to water, poverty, security, conflict, early warning, disaster and vulnerability to environment ...

  • Understanding Water in a Dry Environment: IAH International Contributions to Hydrogeology 23

    In order to provide water security in the 21st century there is universal agreement that a continuation of current policies and extrapolation of trends is not an option. Also clear is that from both water supply and development perspectives, the world's arid and semi-arid regions are those currently and potentially experiencing the highest water ...

  • OECD Water Resources and Sanitation Set

    Special Offer: OECD Water Resources and Sanitation Set Purchase all four reports together and save over 30% on buying separately. Includes: Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Agriculture Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) March 2010 - ISBN: 9781843393658 Managing Water for All Organisation for Economic ...

  • Federal Rivers

    This ground-breaking book provides a comparative perspective on water and federalism across multiple countries. Through a collection of case studies, this book explores the water management experiences and lessons learned in ten federal countries and China. The territorial division of power in federations, plus the interconnected politics at the ...

  • Pay: Establishing Payments for Watershed Services

    This guide aims to provide practical tools to non specialists – essentially water resources planners, river basin managers, non-governmental organizations and private sector operators. It will link the most recent practice on payments for hydrological services to current discourse on integrated water resources management and look into the ...

  • Pay : Establishing payments for watershed services

    This guide aims to provide practical tools to non specialists – essentially water resources planners, river basin managers, non-governmental organizations and private sector operators.It will link the most recent practice on payments for hydrological services to current discourse on integrated water resources management and look into the different ...

  • Facing Global Environmental Change

    This policy-focused, global and multidisciplinary security handbook on Facing Global Environmental Change addresses new security threats of the 21st century posed by climate change, desertification, water stress, population growth and urbanization. These security dangers and concerns lead to migration, crises and conflicts. They are on the agenda ...

  • Urban Water Security: Managing Risks: UNESCO-IHP

    Understanding the impacts of urbanization on the urban water cycle and managing the associated health risks demand adequate strategies and measures. Health risks associated with urban water systems and services include the microbiological and chemical contamination of urban waters and outbreak of water-borne diseases, mainly due to poor water and ...

  • Urban Water Security: Managing Risks: UNESCO-IHP

    Understanding the impacts of urbanization on the urban water cycle and managing the associated health risks demand adequate strategies and measures. Health risks associated with urban water systems and services include the microbiological and chemical contamination of urban waters and outbreak of water-borne diseases, mainly due to poor water and ...

  • Natural and Anthropogenic Disasters

    The major challenges of the 21st century faced by human beings are how to achieve water security, food security, energy security and environmental security. Owing to enhanced natural/anthropogenic disasters worldwide, these challenges become much more complicated and daunting especially for developing countries. Therefore, it is important to ...

  • Oil, Water, and Climate: An Introduction

    Today’s oil and gas are at record prices, whilst global energy demand is increasing from population and economic development pressures. Climate change, resulting in large part from the burning of fossil fuels, is exacerbating the impacts of the excelerated exploitation of our natural resources. Therefore, anxieties over energy, water, and climate ...

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