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Climate Change and Water: International Perspectives on Mitigation and Adaptation

Edited By: Joel Smith, Carol Howe and Jim Henderson

309 pages, Tabs, figs, illus

IWA Publishing

Paperback | Sep 2009 | #181012 | ISBN-13: 9781843393047
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Understand the effects of climate change on urban water and wastewater utilities with this collection of international scientific papers. Case studies and practical planning, mitigating and adapting information provided on greenhouse gases, energy use, and water supply and quality issues.


INTRODUCTION Understanding the impact 1. No Doubt About Climate Change and Its Implications for Water Suppliers John E. Cromwell III, Joel B. Smith, Robert S. Raucher, 2. How Should Water Utilities Prepare for Climate Change? Richard G. Sykes, Clifford C. Chan, Rey C. Encarnacion, Kevin T. Richards 3. Mountain Water and Climate Change D. Vanham, W. Rauch 4. Prevailing Water Demand Forecasting Practices and Implications for Evaluating the Effects of Climate Change Jack C. Kiefer 5. Impacts of Climate Change and Variability on Source Water Quality of Lake Cachuma, California Joseph A. Drago, Levi Brekke, Catriona E. Rogers, Kevin D. Walsh, 6. The Climate Footprint and the Practical Application at Water Companies in the Netherlands Peter Weirs, Henk de Boer, Theo Janse, Leo Joosten, Jan Peter van der Hoek, Dirk van der Woerdt, Climate Footprint and Mitigation Measures in the Dutch Water Sector Jos Frijns, Mirabella Mulder, Jelle Roorda, 8. The Water Footprint of Bio-Energy A.Y. Hoekstra, Dr. P.W. Gerbens-Leenes, T.H. van der Meer, MITIGATION 9. The Water-Energy-Climate Nexus-Systems Thinking and Virtuous Circles Monique Retamel, Andrea Turner, Stuart White 10. Energy Use in Urban Water S.J.Kenway, A. Priestley, S. Cook, A. Gregory, A. Lovell, N. Smith, 11. WATERGY: Energy and Water Efficiency in Municipal Water Supply and Wastewater Treatment Sudha Setty 12. Station Efficiency Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions Robert Eckard 13. Climate Change-Mitigation Policy Issues Cynthia Lane 14. Climate Change Mitigation Strategies in the Water Sector in Developing Countries Juan van den Broeck, Daniel A. Nolasco, ADAPTATION 15. Incorporating Climate Change in Water Planning Kathy Freas, Bob Bailey, Armin Munevar, Susan Butler 16. Climate Change and Water Utilities Marloes H.N. Bakker, Henk van Scheik, 17. Half Full or Half Empty? Either Way It's Time to Plan Perri Standish-Lee, Erik Loboschefsky, Kristina Lecina 18. Climate Change Is Real: How Can Utilities Cope with Potential Risks? Joel B. Smith 19. Planning Strategy in a Changing Climate Sarah Deslauriers, Lydia Holmes, Steve McDonald, Jon Loiacono 20. Climate Change: Charting a Water Course in an Uncertain Future Michael J. Wallis, Michael R. Ambrose, Clifford C. Chan 21. Implementation of Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies for Drinking Water Production in the Netherlands Gerard A. van der Berg, Jos Frijins, J.J. Gertjan Zwolsman 22. Meeting the Challenges of Climate Change: Singapore Chang Chian Wui, 23. Climate Change and Adaptation in Southern California Maryline C. Laugier, Edward G. Means III, Jennifer A. Daw, Michael Hurley 24. Melbourne Water Climate Change Study Carol Howe, Bruce Rhodes 25. Climate Change Impacts on Urban Drainage Systems in Scandinavia O. Mark, G. Svensson, A. Konig, J.J. Linde INDEX

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