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Competition for Water Resources : Experiences and Management Approaches in the Us and Europe (Hardcover)

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Competition for Water Resources: Experiences and Management Approaches in the U.S. and Europe addresses the escalation of global issues regarding water scarcity and the necessary, cost-effective strategies that must be put in place in order to deal with escalating water crisis. The book evaluates use and competition for water resources in the U.S. and Europe, emphasizing the problems and challenges of dealing with tradeoffs in water.

In addition, the book discusses water management strategies that can be used to optimize water use and allocation, mitigate water scarcity, and adapt to water scarcity. Supplementing the numerous case studies, the book includes lessons learned from applying specific strategies and approaches. This comprehensive overview and comparison of management practices across two continents is an invaluable resource for researchers, policymakers, and educators in water.

  • Provides a national and regional perspective through the use of country specific case study examples
  • Includes a comparative analysis between the U.S. and Europe, illustrating experiences in water management from two sides of the Atlantic
  • Covers interdisciplinary topics related to water, such as agriculture and energy
Number of Pages: 432
Genre: Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Language: English
Street Date: September 23, 2016
TCIN: 51549001
UPC: 9780128032374
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-9707
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