To fully analyze the relationship between water management, environmental conditions and public policy, this book reviews the development of water management and evaluates it from the perspective of the quality of the natural environment. Examples are drawn from around the world, and range from local watershed management to international river basin planning, with emphasis placed on integrative approaches. Successful water management is crucial for the proper operation of natural environmental systems and for the support of human society.
- Analyses the relationship between water management, environmental conditions and public policy
- Provides a broad range of geographical examples
- Emphasises integrative approaches
- Includes a comprehensive guide to internet resources relevant to water and development