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Author Al-Nazer, Dima Wadiʹ H

Title From water scarcity to sustainable water use in the West Bank, Palestine / Dima Wadiʹ H. Al-Nazer
Published Leiden, the Netherlands : CRC Press/Balkema, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 152 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- ch. 2. Water footprint of the Palestinians in the West Bank -- ch. 3. Financial, environmental and social evaluation of water management options in the West Bank, Palestine -- ch. 4. Optimizing irrigation water use in the West Bank, Palestine -- ch. 5. Saving water and reducing pollution in the unhairing-liming process in the leather tanning industry -- ch. 6. A strategy for sustainable water management in the West Bank, Palestine -- ch. 7. Conclusions and recommendations
Summary Water scarcity is increasing all over the world because of growing population and increasing demands. Countries with limited water resources are urgently in need of a new approach toward water management by shifting from the ""use and dispose"" approach to the ""use, treat, and reuse"" approach. This book proposes a framework for the sustainable management of scarce water resources. The approach is based on the application of Cleaner Production thinking to water management. This book focuses on the West Bank in Palestine. The West Bank suffers from extreme water scarcity, has (for political rea
Notes "Dissertation submitted in fulfillment of the requirements of the Board for Doctorates of Delft University of Technology and the Academic Board of the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education for the degree of Doctor, to be defended in public on Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 15:00 hours in Delft, the Netherlands."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Includes summary in Dutch
Subject Water resources development -- West Bank
Water use -- West Bank
Water-supply -- West Bank -- Management
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure.
Water resources development.
Water use.
Water-supply -- Management.
West Bank.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203093283