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Climate change and water : international perspectives on mitigation and adaptation

Author: Joel B Smith; Carol Howe; Jim Henderson; American Water Works Association.
Publisher: Denver, Colo. : American Water Works Association, ©2009.
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Understand the effects of climate change on urban water and wastewater utilities with this collection of international scientific papers. This book offers the latest scientific findings on climate change and its increasingly important impacts on fresh water resources and water quality. Additionally, case studies provide actual examples of how climate change and global warming are beginning to impact water resources  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Climate change and water.
Denver, Colo. : American Water Works Association, ©2009
(DLC) 2009024259
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel B Smith; Carol Howe; Jim Henderson; American Water Works Association.
ISBN: 9781613001516 1613001517 9781613001516 1583217304 9781583217306
OCLC Number: 797823265
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 287 pages :) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Contents: Introduction --
Understanding the impact ; No doubt about climate change and its implications for water suppliers / John E. Cromwell III, Joel B. Smith, Robert S. Raucher --
How should water utilities prepare for climate change? / Richard G. Sykes, Clifford C. Chan, Rey C. Encarnacion, Kevin T. Richards --
Mountain water and climate change / D. Vanham and W. Rauch --
Prevailing water demand forecasting practices and implications for evaluating the effects of climate change / Jack C. Kiefer --
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 --
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 --The water footprint of bio-energy / A.Y. Hoekstra, P.W. Gerbens-Leenes, Th. H. van der Meer --
Mitigation ; The water--energy--climate nexus : systems thinking and virtuous circles / Monique Retamel, Andrea Turner, Stuart White --
Energy use in urban water / S.J. Kenway, A. Priestley, S. Cook, A. Gregory, A. Lovell, N. Smith --
WATERGY : energy and water efficiency in municipal water supply and wastewater treatment / Sudha Setty --
Station efficiency reduces greenhouse gas emissions / Robert Eckard --
Climate change : mitigation policy issues / Cynthia Lane. Climate change mitigation strategies in the water sector in developing countries / Juan van den Broeck and Daniel A. Nolasco --
Adaptation ; Incorporating climate change in water planning / Kathy Freas, Bob Bailey, Armin Munevar, Susan Butler --
Climate change and water utilities / Marloes H.N. Bakker, Henk van Schaik --
Half full or half empty? Either way it's time to plan / Perri Standish-Lee, Erik Loboschefsky, Kristina Lecina --
Climate change is real : how can utilities cope with potential risks? / Joel B. Smith --
Planning strategy in a changing climate / Sarah Deslauriers, Lydia Holmes, Steve McDonald, Jon Loiacono --
Climate change : charting a water course in an uncertain future / Michael J. Wallis, Michael R. Ambrose, Clifford C. Chan --
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 --
Meeting the challenges of climate change: Singapore / Chang Chian Wui --
Climate change and adaptation in Southern California / Maryline C. Laugier, Edwards G. Means III, Jennifer A. Daw, Michael Hurley --
Melbourne water climate change study / Carol Howe, Bruce Rhodes --
Climate change impacts on urban drainage systems in Scandinavia / O. Mark, G. Svensson, A. Konig, J.J. Linde.
Responsibility: American Water Works Association ; [editors Joel Smith, Carol Howe, Jim Henderson].

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Understand the effects of climate change on urban water and wastewater utilities with this collection of international scientific papers. This book offers the latest scientific findings on climate change and its increasingly important impacts on fresh water resources and water quality. Additionally, case studies provide actual examples of how climate change and global warming are beginning to impact water resources and water utilities.

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