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     Publications - IDI Water Series
No.1
Drought Conciliation and Water Right
English, A4 140 pages, March 1997, 1500 Yen + Shipping Cost
This book introduces the water use history and conciliation process taken during the historical drought in 1994, which affected the whole country.
No.2
The River Law
English, A4, 69 pages, September 1997, 1000 Yen + Shipping Cost
English version of the River Law, which is the basis of the legal system for the river and water administration in Japan.
No.3
Map of the Mekong Basin and its Surroundings
A0, 3 sheets, March 1998, 10000 Yen + Shipping Cost
1:1,500,000 map covering whole Mekong River basin with counter lines, location of hydrological stations and boundaries of the catchment.
No.4
The River Law with commentary by article
A4, 500 pages with CD-ROM, English and Japanese (Translated on the Opposite Page), March 1999, 16000 Yen + Shipping Cost
A law does not stand alone.  Ordinances, rules and practice shall support it.  This publication provides its history and background, relevant ordinances, guidelines and commentaries leading to a deep understanding.
No.5
Rivers in Japan Map
A1, 1 sheet, English and Japanese, March 1999, 400 Yen + Shipping Cost
A 1:2,200,000 map illustrating boundaries and profile of the 109 class A rivers.
No.6
Professor Sanbongi's Lecture Papers on Water Law and Land Management
A4, 174 pages, English, November 1999, 2000 Yen + Shipping Cost
Collection of lecture papers of Prof. Sanbongi who is one of the most respected legal authorities in water and land management.
No.7
GIS for the Mekong River Basin - a case study of application of the Global Map
CD-ROM, English and Japanese, March 1999, 1000 Yen + Shipping Cost
Report of a case study on the application of GIS including vegetation, landuse, topography, river systems, geology, meteorology etc. in the Mekong River basin.
No.8
Restoration & Conservation of Rivers & Lakes
A4, 226 pages, English and Japanese (Translated on the Opposite Page), April 2000, 2000 Yen + Shipping Cost
A report organizing present policies and measures to cope with the deterioration of environment in rivers and lakes.
This book is out of stock, but we can provide this document with CD-ROM at 1000 Yen + Shipping Cost.
No.9
Guidelines for Construction Technology Transfer (Urban Rivers)
A4, 362 pages with CD-ROM, English and Japanese (Translated on the Opposite Page), October 2001, 3000 Yen + Shipping Cost
Urbanization resulted in wider and longer inundation and adversely affected the social and economic development. These guidelines show structural and non-structural countermeasures with plentiful examples and instructions for application.
No.10
The Mekong River Hydrological Database (1960 - 1994)
CD-ROM, English, October 2001, 1500 Yen + Shipping Cost
Efforts to compile hydrologic data in the Mekong River are continuing since the establishment of the Mekong Committee.  This CDROM contains the discharge data from 1960 to 1994.
No.11
The Seacoast Law and Basic Policy for Coastal Conservation
A4, 120 pages with CD-ROM, English and Japanese (Translated on the Opposite Page), October 2001, 2000 Yen + Shipping Cost
Coastal zone is collecting attention in terms of conservation of territory and natural environment.  This book introduces legal framework of seacoast conservation in Japan.
No.12
Tentative Guidelines for Optimization of Operation and Maintenance of Sewerage Works in Developing Countries
A4, 509 pages with CD-ROM, English and Japanese (Translated on the Opposite Page), October 2001, 3000 Yen + Shipping Cost
Although many counties have been developing sewage systems to tackle to deterioration of water environment, an appropriate operation and maintenance are essential.  These guidelines present problems faced and countermeasures thereto in various conditions in developing countries.
No.13
Groin Works in Japan - Its Theory and Practice -
A4, 226 pages with CD-ROM, English and Japanese (Translated on the Opposite Page), January 2002, 3000 Yen + Shipping Cost
The traditional groin works are revaluated because of its economic performance and harmonization with nature.  Groin has been designed and installed guided by past experiences since its mechanism had not been clear. This book provides the theory and practice based upon to Japanfs experiences.
No.14
Guidelines for Technology Transfer (River Works for Nature Conservation)
A4, 330 pages with CD-ROM, English and Japanese (Translated on the Opposite Page), March 2002, 4,500 Yen + Shipping Cost
With a recognition of importance of water environment, river works for nature conservation have been developed and widely applied in Japan.  The guidelines illustrate the concept, design and practice in rivers in Japan.
No.15
Toward a Comprehensive Scientific Study of Tonle Sap Lake
A4, 330 pages, Japanese only, March 2002, 4,000 Yen + Shipping Cost
Tonle Sap in the center of Cambodia is one of the most unique lakes in the world.  In wet season its water surface expand as much as five times of it in dry season.  Thus the lake is naturally regulating flows of the Mekong River.
Despite its uniqueness and importance to Cambodia and the Mekong Delta, knowledge about its nature, feature and functions are very limited.  This is a report of field survey made to promote comprehensive scientific studies.
This book is out of stock, but we can provide this document with CD-ROM at 1500 Yen + Shipping Cost.
No.16
Guidelines for Management of Sewerage Facilities in Development Countries (draft)
A4, 264 pages with CD-ROM, English and Japanese (Translated on the Opposite Page), July 2002, 3,000 Yen + Shipping Cost
As the area of services spreads and the stock of investment increases, importance of the operation and maintenance of the sewerage facilities is growing.  These guidelines were drafted in view of the conditions in  developing countries including involvement of private enterprises and communities.
No.17
Guidelines for Coastal Management
A4, 386 pages with CD-ROM, English and Japanese (Translated on the Opposite Page), June 2003, 3,000 Yen + Shipping
Cost
Japan has so far cultivated the technology and experience about the coast. The guidelines present the knowledge acquired according to a coastal management system and coastal facilities.