The publications listed below provide
a good introduction to global and regional water trends
Anderson, Terry and Pamela Snyder. 1997. Water Markets:
Priming the Invisible Pump. Washington, DC: Cato
Cosgrove, W.J. and F. Rijsberman.
2000. World Water Vision 2000. United Kingdom:
Eartscan Publications Ltd.
Elkington, John. 1998. Cannibals
With Forks: The Triple Bottom Line of 21st Century Business.
Gabriola Island BC, Canada: New Society Publishers.
Office of Water website
Frederick, Kenneth D. and Peter H.
Gleick. 1999. Water & Global Climate Change:
Potential Impacts on U.S. Water Resources. Arlington,
VA: Pew Center on Global Climate Change.
Gleick, Peter H. 2000. The World's
Water 2000-2001: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources.
Washington, DC: Island Press.
Gleick, Peter H., A. Singh, and H.
Shi. 2001. Threats to the World's Freshwater Resources.
Oakland, California: Pacific Institute for Studies in
Development, Environment, and Security and the United
National Environment Programme (UNEP).
Gleick, Peter H., Gary Wolff, Elizabeth
L. Chalecki, Rachel Reyes. 2002. The New Economy
of Water: The Risks and Benefits of Globalization and
Privatization of Fresh Water. Oakland, California:
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment,
Hawken, Paul, Amory Lovins, and L.
Hunter Lovins. 1999. Natural Capitalism: Creating
the Next Industrial Revolution. New York: Little,
Brown and Company.
McDonough, William and Michael Braungart.
2002. Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make
Things. North Point Press.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation
and Development (OECD). 1999. The Price of Water:
Trends in OECD Countries. Paris: OECD.
Postel, Sandra. 1992. Last Oasis.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company.
Postel, Sandra. 1999. Pillar of
Sand: Can the Irrigation Miracle Last? New York:
W.W. Norton & Company.
Shiklomanov, I.A. 1997. Comprehensive
Assessment of the Freshwater Resources of the World:
Assessment of Water Resources and Water Availability
in the World. Stockholm, Sweden: World Meteorological
Organization and Stockholm Environment Institute.
Simon, P. 1998. Tapped Out: The
Coming World Crisis in Water and What We Can Do About
It. New York: Welcome Rain Publishers.
Development International website.
Environment Federation website.
World's Water website.
World Business Council for Sustainable
Development (WBCSD) and United Nations Environment Programme
(UNEP). 1998. Industry, Fresh Water and Sustainable
Development. Geneva: WBCSD and UNEP.
World Resources Institute (WRI), United
Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and World Business
Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). 2002. Tomorrow's
Markets: Global Trends and Their Implications for Business.
Washington, DC: WRI, UNEP, and WBCSD.