The Water Problem

Author: Pat Mulroy
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815727879
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The Water Problem takes us to Miami and the problem of rising oceans fouling freshwater reservoirs; Kansas and Nebraska, where intensive farming is draining age-old aquifers; and to the Southwest United States, where growing populations are ...

Water Policy And Planning In A Variable And Changing Climate

Author: Kathleen A. Miller
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1315356007
Size: 40.42 MB
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A provocative examination of policy issues surrounding western water resources, this book: Considers the implications of natural climate variability and anthropogenic climate change for the region’s water resources, and explains ...

Florida S Water

Author: Tom Swihart
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113652164X
Size: 66.78 MB
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And what lessons does the Florida experience hold for other states? This book fully integrates the many diverse responsibilities of water management into a readable and compelling combination of interesting narratives and deep analysis.

Water Policy For Sustainable Development

Author: Dave Feldman
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421403080
Size: 34.12 MB
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... water managers, and improving conservation and water reuse. One implication
of these recommendations is that adaptive management of climate change
means taking prudent action now that we are in a more resilient position to deal
with problems later. Such actions may be thought of as “no regrets” strategies, as
they make sense even if climate change does not occur. This implication
resonates with other studies of the impacts of climate change in the United States
that focus on ...

Water And Climate In The Western United States

Author: William M. Lewis
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
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The papers in this volume highlight both the opportunity and necessity for change in human management of water, the West's most limited resource.

Water Policy Entrepreneurs

Author: Sander Meijerink
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1849803366
Size: 22.32 MB
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In consequence multiple ways of knowing exist today in the US. At the federal
level at least, contention reigns unless water is associated with another highly
visible issue like climate change and networks are built across sectors. At other
levels, such as regions and states, transitions are possible when bridges are built
among several WoK through the action of policy entrepreneurs to bring together
diverse viewpoints using policy instruments and designs that are attractive to
different ...

Water Resource Management

Author: David E. McNabb
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319548166
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This book is about how water managers in the United States are responding to the call for increased effort to achieve sustainable supplies of clean fresh water for present and future generations.

Proceedings Of The National Conference On Water Food Security And Climate Change In Sri Lanka Bmich Colombo June 9 11 2009 Volume 3 Policies Institutions And Data Needs For Water Management

Author: Jinapala, K
Publisher: IWMI
ISBN: 9290907207
Size: 73.41 MB
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Fresh water resources in Sri Lanka remain a free public good with the State
acting as the trustee and custodian of the resource. Although the country is
blessed with a seemingly plentiful supply of water, it encounters severe problems
of temporal and spatial scarcity. Nearly five decades of efforts at formulating a
national water policy with a view to introducing a bulk water allocation system
have failed mainly due to a lack of understanding of the basic issues confronting
certain elements ...