The Economics of Groundwater Management in Arid Countries
Theory, International Experience and a Case Study of Jordan
Groundwater is being depleted on a large scale in many arid and semi-arid parts of the world. The author asks whether it should be avoided at any price? or if it is desirable in certain circumstances, by undertaking an economic analysis and considering the political and hydrological aspects of water management.
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Water and Irrigation Review - "Manuel Schiffler has produced a thoughtful, carefully researched study of a key topic in an area where water is an extremely sensitive issue...The book can be recommended to anyone concerned with water administarion, management and long-term planning.