Water: Economics, Management and Demand: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Water: Economics, Management and Demand

1st Edition

Edited by M. Kay, T. Franks, L.E.D. Smith

CRC Press

432 pages

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pub: 1997-07-31
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Description

This book forms the proceedings of the 18th European conference on irrigation and drainage. Water is not a free commodity, and demand is becoming more and more intense for its allocation. This book focuses on the role of irrigation and drainage in the debate on water, and will be used by planners, designers and policy makers internationally.

Table of Contents

Section A: The value of water for irrigation. Section B: The balue of drainage and flood control. Section C: Social and environmental value of water. Section D: Payment for services. Section E: Management systems. Section F: Policy framework - Legal and institutional issues

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General