Water Policy: Allocation and management in practice

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1996-09-15
  • Publisher: CRC Press

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This book examines some of the successes and failures of actual implementation of modern water policy options in the light of the principles and concepts which have emerged from the Rio Earth Summit, the Dublin Statement and other international consensus. The book attempts to share real pratical experience at all levels: local, regional, national and international, emphasising the co-operation between different professions and sectors that must take place to ensure adequate supplies of fresh water in future.

Table of Contents

Water allocation
Policy responses to the closure of water resources: regional and global issues
Water policy: formulation and implementation in Bangladesh
Policy development: in the water sector
the South African experience
Prospects for cooperation in the Euphrates-Tigris basin
Computer aided decision support system for water strategic planning in Jordan
Theoryand practice in irrigation water allocation in the UK
Water resources
Water resources
the need for regional continental and global assessments
an African perspective
A management approach to national water scarcity
Water resources management in England and Wales
'Four waters' concept in watershed management in India
Spanish water supply and demand management: the case of water transfers
Water for sustainable development in the north-eastern Badia, Jordan
Environment & water quality. Groundwater resource degradation: a framework for analysis, with examples from China and Palestine
Urban groundwater resource management - priorities for developing cities
Framework of water resources protection policies in the sultanate of Oman
A water quality management strategy study case: the Nile river
Water quality protection policy and integrated agricultural and environmental protection strategies in Lithuania
Private water supplies - a catchment approach
Water supply management. Technology implications of irrigation water delivery policies
To meter or not to meter; that is the question
Effective and transparent strategies for community water supply programmes in developing countries
Water use efficiency in Delta Egypt: the mis-matched patterns of supply and demand
Evolution of water supply and sanitation in Finland: tentative implications for environmental policies
Understanding water supply control in canal irrigation systems
Water economics. The value of water valuation
Institutions in water resource management: insights from new institutional economics
Water and economics - what does experience teach us so far?
Sustainable irrigation management through cost recovery system
Water policy: economic theory and political reality
Paying for water
The politics of water distribution
Political decentralisation and river basin management
Managing water resource development in the cunene river basin
Water conflicts in the Middle East
Trans-boundary water policy coordination under uncertainty
Legal and institutional aspects of groundwater development in the Philippines
Institutional issues
Private sector participation in water projects
Towards sustainable water resources management: sharing external support agency policies and practices
Support to water resource management in developing countries
Private groundwater development in the lower Indus: policy
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