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Case Studies

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter presents case studies on water management in various EU countries. These include Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Netherlands, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Greece.


From Water Sector Reforms to Law and Policy Reforms

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyzes the policy context within which water law reforms are introduced. It examines the basic principles that underlie existing water sector reforms, in particular the concept of ... More


Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Dr. Elli Louka

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book examines water management in Europe, and the difficulties and policy dilemmas involved in creating integrated water management institutions. The book is unique in that it concentrates on ... More


Introduction

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the primary objective of this book, which is to explore the paradox of managing waters based on artificial and administrative boundaries, and the ... More


Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Philippe Cullet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

With the world's supply of fresh water looking increasingly threatened, water law has gained tremendous importance in the last few years. This subject has however received remarkably little academic ... More


Principles of Water Management

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses integrated water resources management (IWRM), which has been proposed as a means to redefine water management. Topics covered include basics of IWRM, international aspects of ... More


Managing Water in River Basins: Hydrology, Economics, and Institutions

Dinesh Kumar

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065364
eISBN:
9780199081219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065364.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume focuses on the management of water in river basins and the strategies and challenges involved in economizing the use of water for meeting its future needs in India. It provides an ... More


Nineteen Countries One River: Trade-offs in the Management of the Danube River

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the importance of the Danube River. The Danube River basin district is frequently referred to as one of the most international river basin districts. Many ... More


Centralization/Decentralization Dilemmas

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the centralization and decentralization challenges emerging from the water framework directive. For most member states of the EU, the mandate to manage water at the river basin ... More


Analysing Water Control: Interdisciplinarity, Socio-technical Approach, and Institutions in Water Management

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter first argues for a deeper understanding of the social, technical, and institutional dimensions of irrigation, their interactions, and the multiple ways in which they are embedded in a ... More


Water Management in the European Union

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses water management in the European Union. Topics covered include the adoption of the water framework directive in 2000, instituting public participation in water management, and ... More


The Story of Vanishing Water Towers

Mark Carey

in In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195396065
eISBN:
9780199775682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396065.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Concerns about declining water supplies from glaciers have become a critical concern with global warming, especially in the Andes where large desert cities rely on glacier runoff for water. In the ... More


Public Participation in Practice

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines public participation in water management in the Netherlands and the UK. The waterschap (water board), as it has evolved in the Netherlands, offers lessons as a stakeholder-based ... More


Designing Effective Organizations

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the issue of institutional effectiveness within the context of the water framework directive (WFD). The WFD prescribes that a river basin district must be managed by a ... More


Towards a Future Water Policy

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses future directions for the EU implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM). Topics covered include the advantages of centralization, multilevel coordination, ... More


Irrigation

A. S. Morrison

in Russian Rule in Samarkand 1868-1910: A Comparison with British India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199547371
eISBN:
9780191720710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547371.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter covers the technical but essential subject of artificial irrigation and the control of water. In a land where rainfall is scarce, controlling canals and water distribution is one of the ... More


The Emergence of a Regional Framework in the Early and High Middle Ages: Land and Occupation

Bas van Bavel

in Manors and Markets: Economy and Society in the Low Countries 500-1600

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199278664
eISBN:
9780191707032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278664.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The chapter presents the landscapes and soils, and discusses the interaction between land, water and men in the Low Countries. This interaction contributed to the wide diversity of landscapes found ... More


Water Management Institutions and Policies for India

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Managing Water in River Basins: Hydrology, Economics, and Institutions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065364
eISBN:
9780199081219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065364.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the institution and policies for water management in India. It analyses data on sustainable water use index and explores the range of economic instruments and institutional ... More


Implementing Water Management

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the implementation of water management in the EU. Topics covered include the role of the European Commission, and developing, testing, and evaluating the implementation ... More


Instruments for Transboundary Water Management

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses integrated water management at the trans-European level. Topics covered include the foundations of water management in Europe, the basic premises of global water management, ... More


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