ABSTRACT

Water is one of the most essential element for the survival of living beings. With the increase in demand and decreasing quality and quantity, water has become one of the major issues and problems in the world today. It is unevenly distributed geographically and temporally, resulting in surpluses for some people and a threat for others. This book c

part |2 pages

Introduction

chapter 1|14 pages

General Overview

ByVelma I. Grover

part |2 pages

Section 1. Freshwater—Groundwater, Surface Water

chapter 4|28 pages

State of Water Quality and its Management in India

ByR.C. Trivedi

chapter 6|22 pages

Strategic Impact Assessment and Root Causes of Pollution in a Transboundary Drainage Basin in Brazil

ByMarcia Marques, Elmo Rodrigues da Silva and William Hogland

chapter 7|14 pages

Water Regulation through Two Transitions: The Case of Hungary

ByChad M. Briggs

chapter 11|18 pages

Climate Change, Water and Poverty in the Morogoro Region, Tanzania

ByJouni Paavola

part |2 pages

Section 2. Governance, Institutions,Laws and Policies

chapter 12|14 pages

Water Governance and Water Economics

ByVelma I. Grover

chapter 14|28 pages

Public Participation in Water Management

ByDave Huitema and Marleen van de Kerkhof

chapter 16|30 pages

Sustainability and Freshwater in the Western United States

BySandra K. Davis

chapter 20|16 pages

Water Scarcity and Water Wars in the Middle East?

ByAtif Kubursi

part |2 pages

Section 3. Best Practices Management

part |2 pages

Section 4. Human Rights

chapter 23|4 pages

Introduction to Human Rights Section

ByVelma I. Grover

chapter 24|14 pages

Water: A Human Right

ByNils Rosemann

chapter 25|10 pages

Financing the Human Right to Water as Millennium

ByDevelopment Goal Nils Rosemann

chapter |11 pages

Index

chapter |7 pages

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