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Global Water Security

Lessons Learnt and Long-Term Implications

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  • The first book on water security that is both policy and practice oriented

  • Includes case studies with actual impacts of the interlink between water, energy, food and environment

  • Highlights short and long-term implications, and the way forward

  • Organized by the World Water Council and the Ministry of Water Resources of China

Part of the book series: Water Resources Development and Management (WRDM)

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Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx
  2. Towards Global Water Security: A Departure from the Status Quo?

    • Cecilia Tortajada, Victor Fernandez
    Pages 1-19
  3. Water Security in Australia

    • James Horne
    Pages 21-52
  4. Addressing Water Challenges and Safeguarding Water Security: China’s Thought, Action, and Practice

    • Ministry of Water Resources, People’s Republic of China
    Pages 53-83
  5. Quest for Water Security in Singapore

    • Cecilia Tortajada, Cheryl Wong
    Pages 85-115
  6. Current and Future Challenges of Water Security in Central Asia

    • Stefanos Xenarios, Ronan Shenhav, Iskandar Abdullaev, Alberto Mastellari
    Pages 117-142
  7. Integrated Water Resources Management in Morocco

    • Mohamed Ait Kadi, Abdeslam Ziyad
    Pages 143-163
  8. From Drought to Water Security: Brazilian Experiences and Challenges

    • Francisco de Assis Souza Filho, Rosa Maria Formiga-Johnsson, Ticiana Marinho de Carvalho Studart, Marcos Thadeu Abicalil
    Pages 233-265

About this book

This book highlights the relationship between the water sector and various other sectors in order to establish an improved understanding of the importance of water resources as an essential cross-cutting vector of socio-economic development. The book is both policy and practice oriented and is not constrained by existing definitions on water security. It includes actual experiences of policy, management, development and governance decisions taken within the water sector, and examples on how these have affected the energy and agricultural sectors as well as impacted the environment, and vice versa, as appropriate. It also discusses trade-offs, short and long-term implications, lessons learnt, and the way forward. The book includes case studies on cities, countries and regions such as Australia, China, Singapore, Central Asia, Morocco, Southern Africa, France, Latin America, Brazil and California.

Keywords

  • Water policies
  • Water governance
  • Future water management
  • Sustainable urban water management
  • Water resource recovery
  • Water and energy
  • Water scarcity
  • water policy
  • urban geography and urbanism
  • climate change impacts

Editors and Affiliations

  • Espace Gaymard, World Water Council, Marseille, France

    World Water Council

About the editor

The World Water Council is an international multistakeholder platform organization whose mission is to mobilize action on critical water issues at all levels, including the highest decision-making level, by engaging people in debate and challenging conventional thinking. The Council focuses on the political dimensions of water security, adaptation and sustainability.

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Buying options

eBook
USD 89.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-981-10-7913-9
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 119.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)