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Title Water accounting : international approaches to policy and decision-making / edited by Jayne M. Godfrey, Keryn Chalmers
Imprint Cheltenham, U.K. ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, c2012
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  HF5686.W3 .W38 2012    AVAILABLE    30520020752722
Descript xx, 318 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Pt. I. Water accounting systems. Beyond the hydrographers' legacy : water accounting in Australia / Maryanne Slattery, Keryn Chalmers and Jayne M Godfrey -- The system of environmental-economic accounting for water : development, implementation and use / Michael Vardon ... [et al.] -- Water footprint accounting / Arjen Y. Hoekstra -- Water accounting to assess use and productivity of water : evolution of a concept and new frontiers / Poolad Karimi ... [et al.] -- pt. II. Application and evaluation of water accounting systems. Water accounting in mining and minerals processing / Claire M. Cote ... [et al.] -- Potential for the application of general purpose water accounting in South Africa / Denis A. Hughes, Esther Corral, and Nikite W.J. Muller -- Potential role of standardized water accounting in Spanish basins / JoaquĆ­n Andreu ... [et al.] -- Development and application of the system of environmental-economic accounting for water in China / Hong Gan ... [et al.] --
Two perspectives of water resource accounting : comparing the Australian and the United Nations approaches / Eric Mungatana and Rashid Hassan -- pt. III. Contemporary issues addressed by water accounting. The impossible planetary trust : intergenerational equity, long-term investment and water governance and regulation / Gordon L. Clark and Claire Woods -- Water accounting, corporate sustainability and the public interest / Mike Muller -- Water accounting and conflict mitigation / Lise Pretorius and Anthony Turton -- The role of a water accounting system in the avoidance and resolution of international water disputes / Andrew Allan -- Water accounting issues in California / Jay R. Lund -- Accounting for water rights in the western United States / Mark Squillace
One of the most pressing global issues of the 21st Century is the scarcity of water of a quantity appropriate to ensure economic, environmental and social sustainability. In addressing the issue through policy and management, of critical importance is access to high quality information. JM Godfrey, ANU and K Chalmers, Monash Uni
Subject Water resources development -- Congresses
Water-supply -- Accounting -- Congresses
Water consumption -- Economic aspects -- Congresses
Water-supply -- Government policy -- Congresses
Alt Author Godfrey, Jayne M. (Jayne Maree)
Chalmers, Keryn, 1961-
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