Water Conservation Books

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    Communicating Water’s Value: Talking Points, Tips & Strategies

    Water professionals are responsible for shaping and sometimes changing consumers’ perceptions about water’s value. Consumers can mistakenly undervalue water’s worth by assuming it should be provided at no cost to the public. This book by Melanie Goetz outlines how water professionals can encourage customers to appreciate water as the precious ...

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    Water Quality Complaint Investigator`s Guide, Second Edition

    Resolving customer water quality complaints is one of the most important aspects of maintaining a successful water distribution system. Complaint investigation involves not just professional water quality proficiency, but also customer relationship skills. The Water Quality Complaint Investigators Guide covers 90% of the most common complaints ...

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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 Annual Conference and Exposition Proceedings

    Papers and presentations made at the 2011 AWWA Annual Conference and Exposition, held June 12 - 16, 2011, in Washington, D.C. The AWWA annual conference amasses the largest amount of knowledge and experience in the drinking water field for 3 ½ days of technical sessions covering resource development, water treatment, distribution, finance, ...

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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 ...

  • Climate Change, Water Supply and Sanitation: Risk Assessment, Management, Mitigation and Reduction

    Climate Change, Water Supply and Sanitation: Risk Assessment, Management, Mitigation and Reduction pulls together the final outcomes and recommendations from the PREPARED project that originated from the WSSTP (Water Supply and Sanitation Technology Platform) thematic working group Sustainable Water Management in Urban areas. The PREPARED project ...

  • Costing Improved Water Supply Systems for Low-income Communities: A Practical Manual

    This manual and the free downloadable costing tool is the outcome of a project identified by the Water, Sanitation and Health Programme (WSH) of the World Health Organization (WHO) faced with the challenge of costing options for improved access, both to safe drinking water and to adequate sanitation. Although limited in scope to the process of ...

  • Stakeholder Engagement for Inclusive Water Governance

    This report assesses the current trends, drivers, obstacles, mechanisms, impacts, costs and benefits of stakeholder engagement in the water sector. It builds on empirical data collected through an extensive survey across 215 stakeholders, within and outside the water sector, and 69 case studies collected worldwide. It highlights the increasing ...

  • Low Cost Emergency Water Purification Technologies

    Natural disasters, such as floods, tsunamis, hurricanes, and earthquakes, affect over 226 million people every year. The occurrence of these natural disasters has been increasing every year due to the effect of extreme weather events and higher populations living in areas vulnerable to natural hazards. Developing a guideline for emergency water ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 Quality Set

    Special Offer: Water Quality Set Purchase all four books together and save over 30% on buying separately. Includes: Bioanalytical Tools in Water Quality Assessment Beate Escher and Frederic Leusch December 2011 • ISBN: 9781843393689 Drinking Water Quality Management from Catchment to Consumer A Practical Guide for Utilities Based on Water Safety ...

  • 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 ...

  • OECD Water Policy and Finance Set

    Special Offer: OECD Water Policy & Finance Set Purchase all four reports together and save over 30% on buying separately. Includes: Benefits of Investing in Water and Sanitation Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) April 2011 - ISBN: 9781780400112 Innovative Financing Mechanisms for the Water Sector Organisation for ...

  • Valuing Water, Valuing Livelihoods

    The aim of Valuing Water, Valuing Livelihoods is to give decision-makers, health professionals and analysts a comprehensive view of the arguments and challenges associated with establishing the value of drinking-water interventions. The experts who have contributed to this publication provide guidance on assessing the benefits from improving ...

  • Water Framework Directive Series Set

    Special Offer: Water Framework Directive Series Set Buy all four titles including Volume 3 (2011) and Save £100! The four volumes in the Water Framework Directive Series are: Water Framework Directive: Model supported Implementation - A Water Manager's Guide edited by Fred Hattermann and Zbigniew W Kundzewicz Modelling Aspects of Water Framework ...

  • Overview of State Energy Reduction Programs and Guidelines for the Wastewater Sector

    Approximately 35% of a wastewater treatment facilities’ total cost to provide wastewater service is for energy use.  Industry wide, about 0.6% of the electric energy produced in the United States is consumed by commercial sector wastewater treatment. Clearly, the wastewater sector and other wastewater treatment providers, such as industry and ...

  • Pricing Water Resources and Water and Sanitation Services

    Part of OECD Water Policy and Finance Set - Buy all four reports and save over 30% on buying separately! In both OECD and non-OECD countries the water sector is facing the challenges of increased competition for water resources, deteriorating water quality, and the effects of climate change and poor management. In this context, how can countries ...

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