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This series includes a wide range of inter-disciplinary approaches to the study of water and water resources, integrating perspectives from both social and natural sciences. It includes main and supplementary textbooks, and is aimed at the growing number of students taking advanced undergraduate and graduate level courses on water-related topics. Authors or editors of potential new titles should contact Hannah Ferguson, Editor (Hannah.Ferguson@tandf.co.uk).

  • Water Ethics

    A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis, 2nd Edition

    By David Groenfeldt

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Water Ethics continues to consolidate water ethics as a key dimension of water-related decisions. The book introduces the idea that ethics are an intrinsic dimension of any water policy, program, or practice, and that understanding what ethics are…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
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  • Flood Risk Management

    Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Matilda Becker

    Our changing climate and more extreme weather events have dramatically increased the number and severity of floods across the world. Demonstrating the diversity of global Flood Risk Management (FRM), this volume covers a range of topics including planning and policy, risk governance and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14 
    Routledge
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  • Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics

    Water, Sanitation and Disease Control, 3rd Edition

    By Sandy Cairncross, Sir Richard Feachem

    This fully updated third edition of the classic text, widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention, describes infectious diseases in tropical and developing countries, and the effective measures that may be used against them.  The infections…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13 
    Routledge
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  • Equality in Water and Sanitation Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Oliver Cumming, Tom Slaymaker

    There is growing acceptance that the progress delivered under the Millennium Development Goal target for drinking water and sanitation has been inequitable. As a result, the progressive reduction of inequalities is now an explicit focus of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets, adopted in…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
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  • Water Stewardship and Business Value

    Creating Abundance from Scarcity, 1st Edition

    By William Sarni, David Grant

    The tangible value of increased water efficiency, reuse and recycling and improved social license to operate are moving more companies to adopt water stewardship strategies. This book frames an expanded strategy for water stewardship and business value creation, including brand value,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge
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  • The International Law of Transboundary Groundwater Resources

    1st Edition

    By Gabriel Eckstein

    This book provides a comprehensive review of the state of international law as it applies to transboundary groundwater resources and aquifers. The main focus is on recent developments and the emerging international law for transboundary aquifers as reflected in the practice of states and the work…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
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  • Water Governance and Collective Action

    Multi-scale Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Suhardiman, Alan Nicol, Everisto Mapedza

    Collective Action is now recognized as central to addressing the water governance challenge of delivering sustainable development and global environmental benefits. This book examines concepts and practices of collective action that have emerged in recent decades globally. Building on a Foucauldian…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
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  • Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management, 1st Edition

    By Liz Sharp

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
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  • Key Concepts in Water Resource Management

    A Review and Critical Evaluation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve…

    Paperback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge
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  • Contesting Hidden Waters

    Conflict Resolution for Groundwater and Aquifers, 1st Edition

    By W. Todd Jarvis

    The world increasingly relies on groundwater resources for drinking water and the provision of food for a growing population. The utilization of aquifer systems also extends beyond freshwater supply to include other resources such as heat extraction and the storage and disposal of substances. …

    Paperback – 2014-06-03
    Routledge
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  • Water Security

    Principles, Perspectives and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Lankford, Karen Bakker, Mark Zeitoun, Declan Conway

    The purpose of this book is to present an overview of the latest research, policy, practitioner, academic and international thinking on water security—an issue that, like water governance a few years ago, has developed much policy awareness and momentum with a wide range of stakeholders. As a…

    Paperback – 2013-10-14
    Routledge
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  • Water Ethics

    A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis, 1st Edition

    By David Groenfeldt

    This book introduces the idea that ethics are an intrinsic dimension of any water policy, program, or practice, and that understanding what ethics are being acted out in water policies is fundamental to an understanding of water resource management. Thus in controversies or conflicts over water…

    Paperback – 2013-09-10
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  • The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society

    1st Edition

    By Arjen Y. Hoekstra

    Water is not only used in the domestic context, but also in agriculture and industry in the production of commercial goods, from food to paper. The water footprint is an indicator of freshwater use that looks at both direct and indirect use of water by a consumer or producer. The water footprint of…

    Paperback – 2013-03-19
    Routledge
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  • The Right to Water

    Politics, Governance and Social Struggles, 1st Edition

    Edited by Farhana Sultana, Alex Loftus

    The right to clean water has been adopted by the United Nations as a basic human right. Yet how such universal calls for a right to water are understood, negotiated, experienced and struggled over remain key challenges. The Right to Water elucidates how universal calls for rights articulate with…

    Paperback – 2011-11-23
    Routledge
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