"Unlike other books about conflict resolution and negotiations over water resources, this volume is unique in focusing exclusively on conflicts over groundwater and aquifers. The author explores the specific challenges presented by these "hidden" resources, which are shown to be very different from those posed by surface water resources"-- Provided by publisher.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Introduction : a guided journey to the underworld 2. Groundwater governance versus aquifer governance 3. Water negotiation frameworks 4. The silent revolution and the coming war of the wells? 5. Conflictive rationality and aquifer protection 6. A star is born : documentary film as a tool in conflict resolution 7. Peak oil meets peak water : the Disi aquifer 8. Lessons learned.