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Water Resources Development and Management

Water Resources Development and Management
23 Jahrgänge | 2005 - 2021


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Each book of this multidisciplinary series covers a critical or emerging water issue. Authors and contributors are leading experts of international repute. The readers of the series will be professionals from different disciplines and development sectors from different parts of the world. They will include civil engineers, economists, geographers, geoscientists, sociologists, lawyers, environmental scientists and biologists. The books will be of direct interest to universities, research institutions, private and public sector institutions, international organisations and NGOs. In addition, all the books will be standard reference books for the water and the associated resource sectors.

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2021 | Buch

Transparent Water Management Theory

Sefficiency in Sequity

This book provides a solid foundation for a comprehensive, systemic and water-centric approach to water management. Said approach integrates two performance principles essential for sustainable water use systems, namely equity and efficiency.

2021 | Buch

Phnom Penh Water Story

Remarkable Transformation of an Urban Water Utility

This book analyses how a water utility from a developing country, Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority, that was totally dysfunctional, corruption-ridden and literally bankrupt in 1993, became one of the most successful water utilities of the …

2021 | Buch

Water Governance and Management in India

Issues and Perspectives, Volume 2

This book, the second volume in the series, continues to raise contextual issues and presents perspectives regarding multifaceted challenges in management and governance of water in India. This volume attempts to broad base and expand the dialogue …

2020 | Buch


Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Dam Safety Management and Engineering

This book presents peer-reviewed articles from the 1st International Conference on Dam Safety Management and Engineering (ICDSME 2019), organized by the Malaysian National Committee on Large Dams (MYCOLD), Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), Department …

2019 | Buch

Hydrology and Limnology of Central Asia

This book highlights the development of lake systems and water reservoirs as well as the impact of climate change on water resources in Central Asian countries. It provides information on the genesis of lake basins, physical and chemical …

2019 | Buch

Large Dams

Long Term Impacts on Riverine Communities and Free Flowing Rivers

This book highlights the first comparative long-term analysis of the negative impacts of large dams on riverine communities and on free-flowing rivers in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Following the Foreword by Professor Asit K. Biswas, the …

2019 | Buch

Water Governance and Management in India

Issues and Perspectives, Volume 1

This book highlights the need for effective water governance in India given the fact that the country has been facing serious water stress in recent years. The water management in the country needs a serious scientific understanding coupled with …

2018 | Buch

Assessing Water Rights in China

This book presents a model for describing the hierarchical concept of China’s water rights structure, one which takes into account pioneering theories on natural resources and environmental institutional economics. It highlights the basic theory …

2018 | Buch

Application of Geographical Information Systems and Soft Computation Techniques in Water and Water Based Renewable Energy Problems

This book highlights the application of Geographical Information System (GIS) and nature based algorithms to solve the problems of water and water based renewable energy resources. The irregularity in availability of resources and inefficiency in …

2018 | Buch

Assessing Global Water Megatrends

This book highlights what are likely to be the future megatrends in the water sector and why and how they should be incorporated to improve water governance in the coming decades. In this first ever book on megatrends for the water sector, 22 …

2018 | Buch

Global Water Security

Lessons Learnt and Long-Term Implications

This book highlights the relationship between the water sector and various other sectors in order to establish an improved understanding of the importance of water resources as an essential cross-cutting vector of socio-economic development. 

2017 | Buch

Land Use and Climate Change Interactions in Central Vietnam


This book summarizes the key findings of a five-year interdisciplinary research project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Research and Education (BMBF). It serves as a typical case study for a rapidly growing and developing urban center – …

2016 | Open Access | Buch Open Access

Society - Water - Technology

A Critical Appraisal of Major Water Engineering Projects

This book presents the results of the Interdisciplinary Research Group "Society – Water – Technology" of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. It describes interdisciplinary evaluation criteria for major water engineeri

2016 | Buch

Water Security, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

This book pursues a comprehensive approach so as to arrive at a better understanding of the implications of climate change on sustainable development, focusing on the perspective of water. Climate change is one of today’s most pressing global issu

2016 | Buch

Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change

The Roles of Infrastructure and Governance in the Context of Adaptation

This book highlights the role that both infrastructure and governance play in the context of resilience and adaptation to climate variability and change. Eleven case studies analyze in-depth impacts of extreme events in projects, basins and …

2012 | Buch

Impacts of Large Dams: A Global Assessment

One of the most controversial issues of the water sector in recent years has been the impacts of large dams. Proponents have claimed that such structures are essential to meet the increasing water demands of the world and that their overall societ

2010 | Buch

Global Change: Impacts on Water and food Security

In recent years, a greater level of integration of the world economy and an opening of national markets to trade has impacted virtually all areas of society. The process of globalization has the potential to generate long-term benefits for developing

2009 | Buch

Impacts of Megaconferences on the Water Sector

Since the late 1990s, megaconferences in the water-related sectors have become regular occurrences. The latest one, in Mexico City, in March 2006, is estimated to have cost a total of $205 million, and had 19,000+ participants. In spite of such hu

2009 | Buch

Water Management in 2020 and Beyond

2008 | Buch

Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes

Water’s role in the nature is very fundamental. As it circulates in the atmosphere, in the rivers, lakes, soil, rock, and in the oceans, it is the major conveyer of va- ous chemical substances and of energy, and it can also be called as the blood of