water security management Books

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Integrated Water Resources Management and Security in the Middle East

    Integrated Water Resources Management and Security in the Middle East brings together diverse voices relating to the critical issue of water management in one of the world’s most politically volatile areas: the Middle East. The book brings together Palestinian, Israeli, Jordanian and international expert opinions on creating a holistic and ...

  • Integrated Water Resources Management and Security in the Middle East

    Integrated Water Resources Management and Security in the Middle East brings together diverse voices relating to the critical issue of water management in one of the world’s most politically volatile areas: the Middle East. The book brings together Palestinian, Israeli, Jordanian and international expert opinions on creating a holistic and ...

  • Community Based Water Management and Social Capital

    Community Based Water Management and Social Capitalprovides scientific understanding of community based water management and how to secure responsible management to satisfy quality and quantity requirements.  It shows how  community based water management can be synchronized with public water service, by introducing the most recent field ...

  • Meeting the Water Reform Challenge

    Water policies around the world are in urgent need of reform. Despite improvements in some sectors and countries, progress on meeting national, regional and international goals for managing and securing access to water for all has been uneven. Rallying policymakers around a positive water reform agenda needs to be a high priority and calls for ...

  • Seasonal Climate: Forecasting and Managing Risk

    Originally formed around a set of lectures presented at a NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI), this book has grown in scope and in aspiration to become organised and presented rather more as a textbook than as a standard “collection of proceedings”. The lack of a unified reference textbook covering both the science of seasonal to interannual ...

  • Seasonal Climate: Forecasting and Managing Risk

    Originally formed around a set of lectures presented at a NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI), this book has grown in scope and in aspiration to become organised and presented rather more as a textbook than as a standard “collection of proceedings”. The lack of a unified reference textbook covering both the science of seasonal to interannual ...

  • 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 ...

  • Proceedings of the International Symposium on Efficient Water use in Urban Areas - Innovative ways of finding water for cities: IETC Report 9

    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Efficient Water Use in Urban Areas - Innovative Ways of Finding Water for Cities. In June 1999, IETC organised an international symposium on 'Efficient Water Use in Urban Areas' in Kobe, Japan. The symposium was aimed at enhancing the capacity of urban managers and decision-makers in water resources ...

  • Threats to Food and Water Chain Infrastructure

    The malicious contamination of food and water supplies for terrorist purposes is a real and current threat: deliberate contamination at one location could have severe global public health, trade and consumer confidence implications. The NATO Advanced Research Workshop responded to increasing concern in many countries that chemical, biological or ...

  • Threats to Food and Water Chain Infrastructure

    The malicious contamination of food and water supplies for terrorist purposes is a real and current threat: deliberate contamination at one location could have severe global public health, trade and consumer confidence implications. The NATO Advanced Research Workshop responded to increasing concern in many countries that chemical, biological or ...

  • Transboundary Water Resources: A Foundation for Regional Stability in Central Asia

    “Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.”H. G. WellsDespite a growing awareness of the importance of freshwater, human actions continue to degrade the freshwater ecosystems upon which we depend. Most regions of the world face serious impending problems related to the availability and efficient/equitable ...

  • Transboundary Water Resources: A Foundation for Regional Stability in Central Asia

    “Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.”H. G. WellsDespite a growing awareness of the importance of freshwater, human actions continue to degrade the freshwater ecosystems upon which we depend. Most regions of the world face serious impending problems related to the availability and efficient/equitable ...

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