Further reading

Web sites

Water Crisis – Water Facts from Water.org, a nonprofit organization providing access to safe water and sanitation

United Nations Water Documents on the global water situation:

  • “Water Monitoring – Mapping Existing Global Systems & Initiatives” (2006)
  • “Transboundary Waters: Sharing Benefits, Sharing Responsibilites, United Nations” (2008)

United Nations Water Statistics

Drinking Water. Equity, safety and sustainability UNICEF and WHO report on Drinking Water 2011.

FN-Sambandet Norwegian web site on the global water situation.

Books and articles

Alam, Undala Z. (2002): “Questioning the Water Wars Rationale: A Case Study of the Indus Waters Treaty”, The Geographical Journal, Vol. 168, No. 4, Water Wars? Geographical Perspectives (Dec., 2002), pp. 341-353

Allan, Tony (2011): Virtual Water: tackling the threat to our planet’s most precious resource. London: I. B. Tauris & Co. Ltd

Amery, Hussein A. (2002): “Water Wars in the Middle East: A Looming Threat”, The Geographical Journal, Vol. 168, No. 4, Water Wars? Geographical Perspectives (Dec., 2002), pp. 313-323

Barlow, Maude and Tony Clarke (2002): Blue Gold: The Battle Against Corporate Theft of the World’s Water. London: Earthscan Publications Ltd

De Villiers, Marq (1999): Water Wars: Is the World’s Water Running Out?. London: Butler and Tanner Ltd

Giordano, Meredith, Mark Giordano and Aaron Wolf (2002): “The Geography of Water Conflict and Cooperation: Internal Pressures and International Manifestations”, The Geographical Journal, Vol. 168, No. 4, Water Wars? Geographical Perspectives (Dec., 2002), pp. 293-312

Gleick, H., Peter (1993): Water in Crisis: A Guide to the World’s Fresh Water Resources. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Inc.

Haddadin, Munther J. (2002): “Water in the Middle East Peace Process”, The Geographical Journal, Vol. 168, No. 4, Water Wars? Geographical Perspectives (Dec., 2002), pp. 324-340

Holland, Ann-Christin Sjölander (2005): The Water Business: Corporation Versus People. London: Zed Books

Levin, Ronnie B., Paul R. Epstein, Tim E. Ford, Winston Harrington, Erik Olson and Eric G. Reichard (2002): “U.S. Drinking Water Challenges in the Twenty-First Century”, Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol. 110, Supplement 1: Reviews in Environmental Health, 2002 (Feb., 2002), pp. 43-52

Mays, Larry M. (2007): Water Resources Sustainability. New York: McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Page, Ben (2005): “Paying for Water and the Geography of Commodities”, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, New Series, Vol. 30, No. 3 (Sep.,2005), pp. 293-306

Salmi, P and K. Muje (2008): “Local owner-based management of Finnish lake fisheries: social dimensions and power relations”, Fisheries Management and Ecology, Vol. 8, No. 4 – 5, pp. 435 – 442

Smith, A. Zachary and Grenetta Thomassey (2002): Freshwater Issues. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO

Toset, Hans Petter Wollebæk, Nils Petter Gleditsch and Håvard Hegre (2000): “Shared rivers and interstate conflict”, Political Geography, Vol. 19, No. 8 (2000), pp.  971–996

Uitto, Juha I. and Alfred M. Duda (2002): “Management of Transboundary Water Resources: Lessons from International Cooperation forConflict Prevention”, The Geographical Journal, Vol. 168, No. 4, Water Wars? Geographical Perspectives (Dec., 2002), pp. 365-378

Ward, Diane Raines (2002): Water Wars: Drought, Flood, Folly, and the Politics of Thirst. New York: Riverhead Books

Films

Soechtig, Stephanie and Jason Lindsey (2009): Tapped. Atlas Films (III)

Bozzo, Sam (2008): Blue Gold: World Water Wars. Purple Turtle Films
The whole film on Youtube:

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