Total Water Management: Practices for a Sustainable Future, by Neil Grigg – cover (125p)
This book serves as an instruction manual for integrating the water needs of society and the environment. It is about the balance between our responsibilities to provide safe and reliable water services and to protect the environment.
In two days of hands-on workshops, you will learn the latest version of the PCSWMM graphical decision support system, as well as the internals of the latest version of the Stormwater Management Model (SWMM5).
Effective rainwater management is a critical tool for adaptation to climate change – a leading policy concern in British Columbia. The goal of this workshop is to share positive and innovative developments in rainwater management and to discuss how barriers to change are being overcome in communities in B.C. and beyond. The overall objective is to move municipal governments beyond conventional stormwater management, and inspire them to use rainwater as an integrated resource.
With water shortages constraining food production growth, the world needs an effort to raise water productivity similar to the one that nearly tripled land productivity over the last half-century. Since 70 percent of world water use is devoted to irrigation, raising irrigation efficiency is central to raising water productivity overall.
Coming Era of Water Scarcity Will Prompt Global Industrial Transformation, According to Survey of International Experts
Acute water shortages will change strategy, business operations; depletion of global water resources is more rapid, severe, and complex than anticipated.
The era of infrastructure-enabled growth is over, leaving planners, developers and policymakers looking for new ways to sustain growth and rising demand amid diminishing resources.
Water resources, even in developed nations like the United States, are being threatened by climate change, drought, population growth, waste and the growing demand for energy, which requires enormous amounts of water.
Liz Hendricks (120p)
Because of the infrastructure deficit, communities cannpt afford huge capital costs to continually expand water treatment facilities and handling systems.
POLIS logo (120p)
The POLIS Project investigated water supply contexts and water conservation programs in California.
Dive into the Dynamic World of Water: Sustainable Water Management Reaching top of Global Business Agenda
Water for Business – cover
The report identifies 16 initiatives or tools, driven by business leaders, civil society and governments, which have emerged since 2006; and includes a glossary of water terms. A matrix characterizes them in terms of the main issue of concern, geographic focus, leading agent and multi-stakeholder approach.