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Water Management and Sustainability

  1. Water Trading and Global Water Scarcity

    International Experiences

    Edited by Josefina Maestu

    Series: RFF Press Water Policy Series

    Water scarcity is an increasing problem in many parts of the world, yet conventional supply-side economics and management are insufficient to deal with it. In this book the role of water trading as an instrument of integrated water resources management is explored in depth. It is also shown to be...

    Published November 18th 2012 by RFF Press

  2. Water Diplomacy

    A Negotiated Approach to Managing Complex Water Networks

    By Shafiqul Islam, Lawrence E. Susskind

    Series: RFF Press Water Policy Series

    Water is the resource that will determine the wealth, welfare, and stability of many countries in the twenty-first century. This book offers a new approach to managing water that will overcome the conflicts that emerge when the interactions among natural, societal, and political forces are...

    Published June 19th 2012 by RFF Press

  3. Tapping Water Markets

    By Terry L. Anderson, Brandon Scarborough, Lawrence R. Watson

    Tapping Water Markets is about the past, present, and future of water markets. It compares water markets with political water allocation, documents the growth of water markets, and explores the ways in which water markets can be improved and implemented further. This book provides up-to-date...

    Published March 4th 2012 by RFF Press

  4. Water Policy in New Mexico

    Addressing the Challenge of an Uncertain Future

    By David Brookshire, Hoshin Gupta, Olen Paul Matthews

    Series: RFF Press Water Policy Series

    This book addresses water management issues in the State of New Mexico. It focuses on our current understanding of the natural world, capabilities in numerical modeling, existing and evolving regulatory frameworks, and specific issues such as water quality, endangered species and the evolution of...

    Published October 19th 2011 by RFF Press

  5. Water Policy in Australia

    The Impact of Change and Uncertainty

    Edited by Lin Crase

    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

  6. Water Policy, Tourism, and Recreation

    Lessons from Australia

    Edited by Lin Crase, Suzanne O'Keefe

    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

  7. Florida's Water

    A Fragile Resource in a Vulnerable State

    By Tom Swihart

    Florida's Water poses fundamental questions about water sustainability in the United States' fourth largest state. Florida has long-standing water quality problems. Global climate change threatens to intensify Florida's floods and droughts, make hurricanes more common or more damaging, and...

    Published July 14th 2011 by RFF Press

  8. Water Policy in Minnesota

    Issues, Incentives, and Action

    Edited by K. William Easter, Jim Perry

    Series: RFF Press Water Policy Series

    Minnesota has a unique role in U.S. water policy. Hydrologically, it is a state with more than 12,000 lakes, an inland sea, and the headwaters of three major river systems: the St Lawrence, the Red River of the North, and the Mississippi. Institutionally, Minnesota is also unique. All U.S. states...

    Published June 21st 2011 by RFF Press

  9. Adaptation and Resilience

    The Economics of Climate, Water, and Energy Challenges in the American Southwest

    Edited by Bonnie G. Colby, George B. Frisvold

    Series: RFF Press Water Policy Series

    In America's arid southwest, climate change will occur in the context of already-keen competition for water for agriculture, urban growth, electricity generation, water-based recreation, and environmental protections. This book explores the challenges that climate change and variability pose for...

    Published February 17th 2011 by RFF Press

  10. Multiple Purpose River Development

    Studies in Applied Economic Analysis

    By John V. Krutilla, Otto Eckstein

    Series: RFF Water Policy Set

    This book sketches out a framework for analyzing the economic efficiency of particular river basin programs. It provides a useful cross-disciplinary perspective for economists and water resource developers?especially designed to provide working material for students in applied economics for...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  11. Managing Water Quality

    Economics, Technology, Institutions

    By Allen V. Kneese, Blair T. Bower

    Series: RFF Water Policy Set

    The analysis in this classic study ranges from basic economic and political theory to engineering and institutional practices, and encompasses case studies in England, France, and West Germany, as well as in the Ohio, Potomac, and Delaware river basins in the United States. Originally published in...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  12. Scarce Water and Institutional Change

    By Kenneth D. Frederick

    Series: RFF Water Policy Set

    The authors assess alternative approaches to meeting long-term water needs and resolving conflicts among competing water users in five areas: the Columbia River Basin; Kern County, California; south California; Virginia Beach, Virginia; and northeastern Colorado. This book argues that America's...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  13. Water Management and Agricultural Development

    A Case Study of the Cuyo Region of Argentina

    By Kenneth D. Frederick

    Series: RFF Water Policy Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  14. Technology in American Water Development

    By Edward A. Ackerman, George O.G. Loff

    Series: RFF Water Policy Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  15. Interbasin Transfers of Water

    Economic Issues and Impacts

    By Charles W. Howe

    Edited by K. William Easter

    Series: RFF Water Policy Set

    Howe and Easter analyze existing evidence on direct and indirect benefits attributable to water, as well as the potential costs of interbasin transfers, and examine feasibility of alternatives. Originally published in 1971...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  16. The Economics of Regional Water Quality Management

    By Allen V. Kneese

    Series: RFF Water Policy Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  17. The Florida Experience

    Land and Water Policy in a Growth State

    By Luther J. Carter

    Series: RFF Water Policy Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  18. The Columbia River Treaty

    The Economics of an International River Basin Development

    By John V. Krutilla

    Series: RFF Water Policy Set

    This book applies the principles of cost-benefit analysis, an international program in which an equitable division of costs and gains was an aim, along with economies of coordinated development. Originally published in 1967....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  19. Water Policy in Texas

    Responding to the Rise of Scarcity

    Edited by Ronald C. Griffin

    Series: RFF Press Water Policy Series

    As a water-scarce state with deep cultural attachments to private property rights, Texas has taken a unique evolutionary path with regard to water management. This new resource surveys past and current challenges for managing both groundwater and surface water, telling a comprehensive story about...

    Published October 21st 2010 by RFF Press

  20. Markets for Federal Water

    Subsidies, Property Rights, and the Bureau of Reclamation

    By Richard W. Wahl

    This book clearly and authoritatively addresses significant issues of water policy in the western United States at a time when the growing scarcity of western water and the role of the Bureau of Reclamation in the allocation of that resource are becoming increasingly urgent issues. In this...

    Published December 31st 1988 by RFF Press

  21. The Economic Value of Water

    By Diana C. Gibbons

    Gibbons examines the water supply problem through five case studies. The problems faced by these regions and the methods suggested to overcome them provide excellent models for the entire United States. The case studies---typically, expanding supplies---but economic efficiency principles lead to...

    Published December 31st 1985 by RFF Press