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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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Integrated Urban Water Resources Management

    Growing populations and rising standards of living exert stress on water supply and the quality of drinking water. Some of these pressures can be reduced by demand management and water and wastewater reuse. In wastewater management, new challenges are caused by new chemicals of concern, including endocrine disrupters, pharmaceuticals, hormones, ...

  • Integrated Urban Water Resources Management

    Growing populations and rising standards of living exert stress on water supply and the quality of drinking water. Some of these pressures can be reduced by demand management and water and wastewater reuse. In wastewater management, new challenges are caused by new chemicals of concern, including endocrine disrupters, pharmaceuticals, hormones, ...

  • Coastal Lagoons in Europe: Integrated Water Resource Strategies

    Lagoons represent nearly 13% of the shoreline globally and around 5% in Europe. Coastal lagoons are shallow water bodies separated from the ocean by a barrier (e.g., narrow spit), connected at least intermittently to the ocean by one or more restricted inlets, and usually geographically oriented parallel to the shore-line. Coastal lagoons are ...

  • Risk Assessment as a Tool for Water Resources Decision-Making in Central Asia

    This book represents a broad coverage of water resources topics and approaches to the assessment of the risks posed by chemicals and radionuclides. The papers presented concern country-specific and regional cases, studied from a practical and applied viewpoint. The book will interest scientists, regulatory decision-makers and public health ...

  • Risk Assessment as a Tool for Water Resources Decision-Making in Central Asia

    This book represents a broad coverage of water resources topics and approaches to the assessment of the risks posed by chemicals and radionuclides. The papers presented concern country-specific and regional cases, studied from a practical and applied viewpoint. The book will interest scientists, regulatory decision-makers and public health ...

  • Water Services Management and Governance

    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. It covers water supply mainly in urban communities, sanitation and pollution control and water resources and their linkages to water services. This book is ...

  • Stakeholder-oriented valuation to support water resources management processes. Confronting concepts with local practice (English)

    Series: FAO Water ReportsToday, raising capacity in water resources management entails supporting stakeholders and decision-makers to reach a common understanding on the priorities and necessary arrangements for sharing and allocating water-related goods and services. Valuation is central to this process, as setting priorities and making choices ...

  • Values and Rewards: Counting and Capturing Ecosystem Water Services for Sustainable Development

    Water ecosystems have long been perceived by decision makers as having little value simply because their economic value is poorly understood and rarely articulated. Calculating the economic value of an ecosystem is a means of providing information which can be used to make better and more informed choices about how resources are managed, used and ...

  • Values and rewards : counting and capturing ecosystem water services for sustainable development

    Water ecosystems have long been perceived by decision makers as having little value simply because their economic value is poorly understood and rarely articulated. Calculating the economic value of an ecosystem is a means of providing information which can be used to make better and more informed choices about how resources are managed, used and ...

  • Water Sensitive Cities

    Today’s urban water managers are faced with an unprecedented set of issues that call for a different approach to urban water management. These include the urgent changes needed to respond to climate change, population growth, growing resource constraints, and rapidly increasing global urbanization. Not only are these issues difficult to address, ...

  • Water Politics and Development Cooperation

    Whether people have access to drinking water, irrigation water and sanitation or not, whether water resources are used sustainably or overexploited, and whether emerging challenges for the water sector - such as adaptation to climate change – are tackled or not, in the end relies on politics. The importance of the political sphere for ...

  • Value : counting ecosystems as water infrastructure

    Valor : considerar a los ecosistemas como infraestructura hídricaValue is a practical guide that explains the most important steps and techniques for the valuation of ecosystem services, and the incorporation of its results in decision making. It explains, step by step, how to generate persuasive arguments for more sustainable and equitable ...

  • Negotiating watershed services

    In response to the disappointing results of many regulatory or public investment approaches to watershed management, payments for environmental services has emerged as a new mechanism to maintain socially optimal environmental services by compensating people for the services they provide.However, without adequate understanding of stakeholders’ ...

  • 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 ...

  • Integrated Governance and Water Basin Management

    All over the world countries struggle with water stress. Problems vary from water scarcity and a degrading water quality, to floods and a rising sea level due to climate change. The European Union adopted a Water Framework Directive to improve the sustainability of water management in its member states. Water management should be coordinated at ...

  • Value – Counting Ecosystems as an Economic Part of Water Infrastructure

    Value is a practical guide that explains the most important steps and techniques for the valuation of ecosystem services, and the incorporation of its results in decision-making. It explains, step by step, how to generate persuasive arguments for more sustainable and equitable development decisions in water resources ...

  • The Evolution of National Water Regimes in Europe

    All over the world countries struggle with water stress. Problems vary from water scarcity and a degrading water quality, to floods and a rising sea level due to climate change. The European Union adopted a Water Framework Directive to improve the sustainability of water management in its member states. Water management should be coordinated at ...

  • 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 ...

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