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Global Pathways to Water Sustainability.

By: McNabb, David E.
Call number: HM856-861GE300-350GE Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2019Description: 1 online resource (345 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783030040857 (electronic bk.) ; 9783030040840 (Invalid ISBN) Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Global Pathways to Water SustainabilityDDC classification: 363.61 Online resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Preface -- Contents -- About the Author -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Boxes -- Part I Water for a Sustainable Future -- 1 The Global Goal of Sustainable Growth -- Defining Sustainability -- Looming Water Scarcity -- Three Water Crises -- The Crisis of Access -- The Crisis of Pollution -- The Crisis of Water Supply Security -- Water for Sustainable Development -- The Water Sustainability Goal -- The Water Goal -- Measuring National Water Stress -- Summary -- References -- 2 Water's Role in a Sustainable Future -- The Universal Right to Water -- Water's Essential Benefits -- Eliminating Waterborne Disease -- Water's Role in Child Development -- Water's Role in Gender Equality -- Water's Role in Energy Production -- Water and Sustainable Cities -- Water's Role in Sustainable Agriculture -- Achieving Waster Sustainability -- Sustainable Water Supplies -- Sustainable Development -- Summary -- References -- 3 The Global Need for Water Sustainability -- Problems in Gaining Sustainability -- Organizational Governance and Management Change -- Organizational Management Change -- Open and Collaborative Innovation -- Organizational Collaboration -- Organizational Change Case Study -- Guiding the Proposed Change -- Adjusting to External Change -- Change Adoption Cooperation -- Cooperative Security Management Changes -- Need for New Sustainability Goals -- Safe Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene -- Sustainable Water Resources -- Strengthening Water Governance -- Managing Wastewater, Pollution and Water Quality -- Mitigating Water-Related Disasters -- Summary -- References -- Part II Barriers on the Path to Sustainability -- 4 The Barrier of Climate Change -- Climate's Impact on Water Supplies -- Water Scarcity -- Damage in Coastal Areas -- Predicting Water Scarcity -- Water Scarcity Impacts to Sectors -- Agriculture Water Deman
Water for Energy Production -- Municipal Water Needs -- Climate Change and Municipal Water Systems -- Summary -- References -- 5 The Population Growth Barrier -- Population Growth Rate -- Nations with the Largest Populations -- Growth in Water Demand -- The Supply-Demand Gap -- Most Water-Stressed Regions -- Water and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa -- Water and Population Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Regional Water Stress -- Water and Population Growth in Latin America -- Water Stress in Mexico -- Water Stress in Central America -- Water Stress in South America -- Water and Population Growth in Asia -- Possible Relief -- Summary -- References -- 6 The Urbanization Barrier -- Urbanization Concentration -- Urbanization Defined -- Urbanization Problems -- Megacities, Cities and Towns -- Urban Management Challenges -- Urbanization in India -- Urbanization in China -- Population Growth Estimates -- Urbanization in Shanghai -- Urbanization in Pakistan -- Urbanization in Iran -- Urbanization in Indonesia -- Urbanization in the U.S -- Summary -- References -- 7 Agriculture and Inefficient Water Use -- Global Wasteful Agricultural Irrigation -- Water and the Environment -- Agriculture Water Scarcity -- Rainfall-Only Agriculture -- Agriculture Over-Use of Groundwater -- Sinking Surface Soils -- Agricultural Water Pollution -- Agriculture Water Pollution -- Organized Opposition -- Rise in Food Security -- Achieving a Water-Food Balance -- Summary -- References -- 8 Water-Thirsty Energy Production -- Water's Role in Fuel Production -- Water and Fossil Fuel Production -- Water and Renewable Fuels -- Water and Biofuel Production -- Water and Electric Power Production -- Water and Thermal Power Generation -- Water and Thermopower Production -- Water and Nuclear-Generated Power -- Cooling Nuclear Power Water -- Energy and Water Shortage
Future Water and Energy Demand -- Summary -- References -- 9 The Barrier of Failing Infrastructure -- Why Infrastructure Fails -- Funding for Infrastructure Repair and Replacement -- Infrastructure Repair, Replacement and Expansion -- Why Water Mains Break -- Repairing and Expanding Water Infrastructure -- U.S. Water Infrastructure Needs -- Summary -- References -- Part III Pathways to Water Sustainability -- 10 Pathways to Water Supply Security -- The Goal of Water Security in India -- Pathways to a Sustainable Water Supply -- Reducing Agriculture's Water Use -- Improving Agriculture's Efficiency -- Diverting India's Rivers -- China's Paths to Water Supply Security -- Closing the Water Gap in China -- China's Water Desalination -- China's Water Mega-Diversion Project -- Water Security Paths in South Africa -- Water Scarcity in Brazil -- Climate Change, Heat and Water Scarcity -- Summary -- References -- 11 Pathways to Sustainable Cities -- What Are Sustainable Cities? -- The Dublin Warning -- How Sustainable Are U.S. Cities? -- Evolution of Urban Water Sustainability Management -- Sustainability Planning at the Catchment Level -- Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) -- What Cities Are Doing to Achieve Sustinability -- Achieving Sustainability in Exeter, New Hampshire -- Summary -- References -- 12 Pathways to Sustainable Agriculture -- Agriculture Irrigation Methods -- Irrigation Water Demand -- Pathways to Sustainable Agriculture -- External Forces Driving Change -- Climate-Smart Agriculture -- Conservation Agriculture -- World Adoption of Conservation Agriculture -- CA Example in India -- Efficient Irrigation Water Use -- Summary -- References -- 13 Pathways to Water-Smart Power -- The Water-Energy Nexus -- Water Restrictions Increasing -- Controlling Heated Water Discharges -- Restrictions Occurring Globally -- Water Scarcity and Powe
Adapting to Climate Change -- Pathways for Water-Smart Power in the USA -- Electricity Generation with Wind -- Summary -- References -- 14 Paths to Alternative and Supplemental Water Supplies -- Alternative Water Supplies in Russia -- Most Likely Outcome Scenario Planning -- Closing the Water Gap in China -- Agriculture Water Use -- Transporting Water to North China -- The Water Gap in India -- Primary Water Sources -- India's Limited Usable Water -- 2016 Water Crisis -- India's Urban Water Supply Gap -- The Supply Gap in the Middle East -- Summary -- References -- 15 Pathways to Supplemental Water Resources -- Harvesting Rainwater -- Rainwater Harvesting in Washington State -- Harvesting Stormwater -- Stormwater Harvesting in California -- Stormwater Harvesting Problems -- Using Graywater -- Green Infrastructure -- Early Adopters -- Global Green Infrastructure Adoption -- Green Infrastructure in Washington, DC -- Recycled Water as a Supplemental Supply -- Green Infrastructure in Philadelphia -- Summary -- References -- 16 Alternative Sources of Water Supply -- Recycled Water as an Alternative Resource -- Different Supply Gap Solutions -- Closing the Gap in India -- Pathways to Alternative Water Supply -- The Linking River Project -- Closing the Supply Gap in China -- China's Use of Unconventional Water -- The Giant Infrastructure Project -- Summary -- References -- Part IV Innovative Water Management -- 17 Managing Assets for Water Sustainability -- Maintaining the Commitment to Change -- A Better Way to Do Business -- Adopting Asset Management -- Asset Management Plan Components -- Level of Service -- Identifying Critical Assets -- A Combined Asset Criticality Rating -- Life Cycle Costing -- Long-Term Funding Strategy -- Summary -- References -- 18 Planning for Achieving Sustainability -- General Water Planning -- Strategic Plannin
Key Elements of a Strategic Plan -- The Mission Statement -- Establishing a Vision -- Core Values of the Utility -- Mission, Vision and Values for a Small Water Utility -- Situation Analysis -- Establishing Goals and Operational Objectives -- Formulate Key Strategic Goals -- Preparing the Finance Plan -- Utility Sustainability Plan -- Preparing for Sustainability Planning -- Elements of Sustainability Planning -- Planning Step 1: Setting Sustainability Goals -- Planning Step 2: Setting Objectives and Strategies -- Planning Step 3: Alternatives Analysis -- Summary -- References -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Inde
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Intro -- Preface -- Contents -- About the Author -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Boxes -- Part I Water for a Sustainable Future -- 1 The Global Goal of Sustainable Growth -- Defining Sustainability -- Looming Water Scarcity -- Three Water Crises -- The Crisis of Access -- The Crisis of Pollution -- The Crisis of Water Supply Security -- Water for Sustainable Development -- The Water Sustainability Goal -- The Water Goal -- Measuring National Water Stress -- Summary -- References -- 2 Water's Role in a Sustainable Future -- The Universal Right to Water -- Water's Essential Benefits -- Eliminating Waterborne Disease -- Water's Role in Child Development -- Water's Role in Gender Equality -- Water's Role in Energy Production -- Water and Sustainable Cities -- Water's Role in Sustainable Agriculture -- Achieving Waster Sustainability -- Sustainable Water Supplies -- Sustainable Development -- Summary -- References -- 3 The Global Need for Water Sustainability -- Problems in Gaining Sustainability -- Organizational Governance and Management Change -- Organizational Management Change -- Open and Collaborative Innovation -- Organizational Collaboration -- Organizational Change Case Study -- Guiding the Proposed Change -- Adjusting to External Change -- Change Adoption Cooperation -- Cooperative Security Management Changes -- Need for New Sustainability Goals -- Safe Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene -- Sustainable Water Resources -- Strengthening Water Governance -- Managing Wastewater, Pollution and Water Quality -- Mitigating Water-Related Disasters -- Summary -- References -- Part II Barriers on the Path to Sustainability -- 4 The Barrier of Climate Change -- Climate's Impact on Water Supplies -- Water Scarcity -- Damage in Coastal Areas -- Predicting Water Scarcity -- Water Scarcity Impacts to Sectors -- Agriculture Water Deman

Water for Energy Production -- Municipal Water Needs -- Climate Change and Municipal Water Systems -- Summary -- References -- 5 The Population Growth Barrier -- Population Growth Rate -- Nations with the Largest Populations -- Growth in Water Demand -- The Supply-Demand Gap -- Most Water-Stressed Regions -- Water and Growth in the Middle East and North Africa -- Water and Population Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Regional Water Stress -- Water and Population Growth in Latin America -- Water Stress in Mexico -- Water Stress in Central America -- Water Stress in South America -- Water and Population Growth in Asia -- Possible Relief -- Summary -- References -- 6 The Urbanization Barrier -- Urbanization Concentration -- Urbanization Defined -- Urbanization Problems -- Megacities, Cities and Towns -- Urban Management Challenges -- Urbanization in India -- Urbanization in China -- Population Growth Estimates -- Urbanization in Shanghai -- Urbanization in Pakistan -- Urbanization in Iran -- Urbanization in Indonesia -- Urbanization in the U.S -- Summary -- References -- 7 Agriculture and Inefficient Water Use -- Global Wasteful Agricultural Irrigation -- Water and the Environment -- Agriculture Water Scarcity -- Rainfall-Only Agriculture -- Agriculture Over-Use of Groundwater -- Sinking Surface Soils -- Agricultural Water Pollution -- Agriculture Water Pollution -- Organized Opposition -- Rise in Food Security -- Achieving a Water-Food Balance -- Summary -- References -- 8 Water-Thirsty Energy Production -- Water's Role in Fuel Production -- Water and Fossil Fuel Production -- Water and Renewable Fuels -- Water and Biofuel Production -- Water and Electric Power Production -- Water and Thermal Power Generation -- Water and Thermopower Production -- Water and Nuclear-Generated Power -- Cooling Nuclear Power Water -- Energy and Water Shortage

Future Water and Energy Demand -- Summary -- References -- 9 The Barrier of Failing Infrastructure -- Why Infrastructure Fails -- Funding for Infrastructure Repair and Replacement -- Infrastructure Repair, Replacement and Expansion -- Why Water Mains Break -- Repairing and Expanding Water Infrastructure -- U.S. Water Infrastructure Needs -- Summary -- References -- Part III Pathways to Water Sustainability -- 10 Pathways to Water Supply Security -- The Goal of Water Security in India -- Pathways to a Sustainable Water Supply -- Reducing Agriculture's Water Use -- Improving Agriculture's Efficiency -- Diverting India's Rivers -- China's Paths to Water Supply Security -- Closing the Water Gap in China -- China's Water Desalination -- China's Water Mega-Diversion Project -- Water Security Paths in South Africa -- Water Scarcity in Brazil -- Climate Change, Heat and Water Scarcity -- Summary -- References -- 11 Pathways to Sustainable Cities -- What Are Sustainable Cities? -- The Dublin Warning -- How Sustainable Are U.S. Cities? -- Evolution of Urban Water Sustainability Management -- Sustainability Planning at the Catchment Level -- Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) -- What Cities Are Doing to Achieve Sustinability -- Achieving Sustainability in Exeter, New Hampshire -- Summary -- References -- 12 Pathways to Sustainable Agriculture -- Agriculture Irrigation Methods -- Irrigation Water Demand -- Pathways to Sustainable Agriculture -- External Forces Driving Change -- Climate-Smart Agriculture -- Conservation Agriculture -- World Adoption of Conservation Agriculture -- CA Example in India -- Efficient Irrigation Water Use -- Summary -- References -- 13 Pathways to Water-Smart Power -- The Water-Energy Nexus -- Water Restrictions Increasing -- Controlling Heated Water Discharges -- Restrictions Occurring Globally -- Water Scarcity and Powe

Adapting to Climate Change -- Pathways for Water-Smart Power in the USA -- Electricity Generation with Wind -- Summary -- References -- 14 Paths to Alternative and Supplemental Water Supplies -- Alternative Water Supplies in Russia -- Most Likely Outcome Scenario Planning -- Closing the Water Gap in China -- Agriculture Water Use -- Transporting Water to North China -- The Water Gap in India -- Primary Water Sources -- India's Limited Usable Water -- 2016 Water Crisis -- India's Urban Water Supply Gap -- The Supply Gap in the Middle East -- Summary -- References -- 15 Pathways to Supplemental Water Resources -- Harvesting Rainwater -- Rainwater Harvesting in Washington State -- Harvesting Stormwater -- Stormwater Harvesting in California -- Stormwater Harvesting Problems -- Using Graywater -- Green Infrastructure -- Early Adopters -- Global Green Infrastructure Adoption -- Green Infrastructure in Washington, DC -- Recycled Water as a Supplemental Supply -- Green Infrastructure in Philadelphia -- Summary -- References -- 16 Alternative Sources of Water Supply -- Recycled Water as an Alternative Resource -- Different Supply Gap Solutions -- Closing the Gap in India -- Pathways to Alternative Water Supply -- The Linking River Project -- Closing the Supply Gap in China -- China's Use of Unconventional Water -- The Giant Infrastructure Project -- Summary -- References -- Part IV Innovative Water Management -- 17 Managing Assets for Water Sustainability -- Maintaining the Commitment to Change -- A Better Way to Do Business -- Adopting Asset Management -- Asset Management Plan Components -- Level of Service -- Identifying Critical Assets -- A Combined Asset Criticality Rating -- Life Cycle Costing -- Long-Term Funding Strategy -- Summary -- References -- 18 Planning for Achieving Sustainability -- General Water Planning -- Strategic Plannin

Key Elements of a Strategic Plan -- The Mission Statement -- Establishing a Vision -- Core Values of the Utility -- Mission, Vision and Values for a Small Water Utility -- Situation Analysis -- Establishing Goals and Operational Objectives -- Formulate Key Strategic Goals -- Preparing the Finance Plan -- Utility Sustainability Plan -- Preparing for Sustainability Planning -- Elements of Sustainability Planning -- Planning Step 1: Setting Sustainability Goals -- Planning Step 2: Setting Objectives and Strategies -- Planning Step 3: Alternatives Analysis -- Summary -- References -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Inde

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