The Impact of Change and Uncertainty
Series: Issues in Water Resource Policy
In the last twenty years, policy makers in Australia have been forced to acknowledge that it is not possible to perpetually supply more water at a low cost. Consequently, the country has begun to focus on water resource management through legislative and institutional change?attempting to allocate...
Published July 20th 2011 by RFF Press
Lessons from Australia
Series: RFF Press Water Policy Series
This book explores the complicated interrelationships between freshwater resources and tourism and recreation. The focus is on Australia, but comparisons with the experience of other countries are also made throughout. Yet Australia has been at the forefront of conflicts over drought and water use,...
Published July 14th 2011 by RFF Press
Policy and Performance for Sustainable Development
As water scarcities increase, nations throughout the world are in search of better institutions to manage water resources. India has been making substantial efforts to develop its water management systems since independence and significant increases in irrigated agriculture have taken place through...
Published June 29th 2009 by Routledge