Integrated water resources management in the 21st century: revisiting the paradigm / editors Pedro Martinez-Santos & Maite M. Aldaya, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, M. Ramón Llamas ; Complutense University and Water Observatory at the Marcelino Botin Foundation, Madrid, Spain, editorial assistant Laurens A.D.R. Thuy, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands Water Observatory, Marcelino Botin Foundation, Madrid, Spain. - Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014. - x, 311 p. : ill, col maps ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

SECTION 1 Introduction and international perspectives --
1.Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM): The international experience / M. Ait Kadi --
2.Integrated Water Resources Management: State of the art and the way forward / M.R. Llamas --
3.Non-Integrated Water Resources Management / T. Shah --
4.Contemporary responses to water management challenges / X. Leflaive --
5.Water policy, agricultural trade and WTO rules / L. Tamiotti --
SECTION 2 Integrated Water Resources Management: Lessons learnt in Spain --
6.Virtual water trade, food security and sustainability: Lessons from Latin America and Spain / A. Garrido --
7.Ten years of the Water Framework Directive in Spain: An overview of the ecological and chemical status of surface water bodies / N. Hernandez-Mora --
8.Intensive groundwater use in agriculture and IWRM: An impossible marriage? / P. Martinez-Santos --
Contents note continued: 9.Future Institutions? On the evolution in Spanish institutions from policy takers to policy makers / F. Villarroya --
10.Urban water, an essential part of Integrated Water Resources Management / E. Custodio --
SECTION 3 Selected case studies on Integrated Water Resources Management --
11.Integrated water resources in Peru --
The long road ahead / J.I. Montenegro --
12.Integrated water management in Chile / G. Donoso --
13.Towards IWRM in the upper Guadiana basin, Spain / J.A.R. Cabellos --
14.Water resource vulnerability & adaptation management to climate change & human activity in North China / J. Xia --
15.Blue water transfer versus virtual water transfer in China --
with a focus on the South-North Water Transfer Project / J.G. Liu --
16.The institutional organization of irrigation in Spain and other Mediterranean countries / E. Lopez-Gunn.

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Integrated water development--Case studies.
Water-supply--Management--Case studies.
Water--Government policy--Case studies.
LAW / Environmental.
SCIENCE / Environmental Science.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply.

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