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Managing Europe's Water Resources: Twenty-First Century Challenges

By: Chad Staddon

290 pages, photos, figs, tabs


Hardback | Jan 2010 | #183762 | ISBN-13: 9780754673217
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Illustrated with case studies which explain key concepts and provide practical examples, this book provides a detailed and comprehensive introduction to water management issues from a European perspective. The book begins with a brief history of water management, followed by a consideration of the major frameworks used for managing water in its qualitative and quantitative aspects. Several chapters treat key water management issues, including dams, privatization, hydropolitics, climate change and finally provides a synoptic treatment of major water management issues across Europe's geographical regions.


Foreword; Water and human civilisation at the beginning of the 21st century; Water regulation at the global level; Managing water in Europe; Managing scarce water resources: the qualitative dimension; Managing scarce water resources: the quantitative dimension; Issues in European water management 1: water utility privatisation in Europe; Issues in European water management 2: dams; Climate change, social change and Europe's water futures; Managing Europe's water: 21st century challenges; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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Chad Staddon is Senior Lecturer in Geography, in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.

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