By Jadwiga R Ziolkowska, Jeffrey M Peterson
Competition for Water assets: studies and administration methods within the U.S. and Europe addresses the escalation of worldwide matters concerning water shortage and the required, comparatively cheap innovations that has to be installed position so as to care for escalating water hindrance. The booklet evaluates use and festival for water assets within the U.S. and Europe, emphasizing the issues and demanding situations of facing tradeoffs in water.
In addition, the booklet discusses water administration ideas that may be used to optimize water use and allocation, mitigate water shortage, and adapt to water shortage. Supplementing the varied case experiences, the booklet contains classes discovered from using particular innovations and techniques. This complete evaluate and comparability of administration practices throughout continents is a useful source for researchers, policymakers, and educators in water.
- Provides a countrywide and nearby standpoint by utilizing kingdom particular case examine examples
- Includes a comparative research among the U.S. and Europe, illustrating stories in water administration from aspects of the Atlantic
- Covers interdisciplinary issues regarding water, similar to agriculture and energy
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It replaced older pieces of European water legislation, such as Directives 76/160/EEC (EEC, 1976a) (quality of bathing water), 76/464/EEC (EEC, 1976b) (water pollution by discharges of certain dangerous substances), 80/68/EEC (EEC, 1980) (groundwater protection against dangerous substances), 91/676/EEC (EEC, 1991a) (nitrates directive), and 91/271/EEC (EEC, 1991b) (urban wastewater treatment). At the time, it reflected the changing sociopolitical and economic context of the 1990s: (1) the increasing internationalization and complexity of water resource management; (2) the rising number of actors and institutions involved; (3) the newly vested economic interests in water supply; and (4) the growing concern and sensitivity toward environmental protection (Kaika, 2003).
In response, economists have designed specialized transfers to limit the extent and duration of third-party impairment. , 2000). Another barrier to transferability is that appropriative rights holders may be reticent to participate in water markets because of the fear that marketed water may be lost to the “use it or lose it” requirement (Howitt and Lund, 2014). This was the root cause of why Idaho potato growers continued irrigating in a poor market year rather than lease their water rights to hydroelectric power generators (Unnamed, 2001).
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Competition for Water Resources. Experiences and Management Approaches in the US and Europe by Jadwiga R Ziolkowska, Jeffrey M Peterson