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Author: Anu Mittal
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: energy, water, certain, reduced, technologies, approaches, specific, treat, nexus, needed, supply, location
Number of Pages: 35
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 143798472X
ISBN-13: 9781437984729

Providing drinking water and wastewater services are two key functions needed to support an urban lifestyle. To provide these services, energy is needed to extract, use, and treat water and wastewater. As the demand for water increases, the energy demands associated with providing water services are expected to grow. This report describe what is known about: (1) the energy needed for the urban water lifecycle; and (2) technologies and approaches that could lessen the energy needed for the lifecycle and barriers that exist to their adoption. Three cities were selected -- Memphis, TN; San Diego,

Author: Richard L. Skinner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: contract, management, disaster, fema’s, needed, improvements
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 2011-02
ISBN-10: 1437932355
ISBN-13: 9781437932355

Assesses the the mgmt. of FEMAżs disaster contracts; safeguards used against fraud, waste, and abuse; commun. and coordination within FEMA and with other fed. agencies and states regarding disaster contracts; and the extent to which contracting polices and procedures were followed. Most of the contracts reviewed had one or more of the following five issues: Goods and services purchased were either not needed or underutilized; Funds were expended on questionable acquisitions; Establishment of pre-positioned contracts for recurring disaster goods was needed; Acquisition decisions were not adequ

Author: Louise Lewis
Publisher: No Experts Needed
Keywords: according, life, meaning, needed, experts
Number of Pages: 233
Published: 2007-05
ISBN-10: 0595429718
ISBN-13: 9780595429714

Losing a job always delivers a hard blow, but it was especially hard for forty-something author Louise Lewis, one of many victims of the technology industry's dotcom implosion. "No Experts Needed: The Meaning of Life According to You!" tells the story of how she pulled herself together and discovered a new life of meaning. Just minutes after being "set free," Lewis, a single woman with a mortgage to pay, sits in the San Jose, California, airport panicking over her future. While toying with the option of giving into depression, she receives a powerful message from God that instantly releases th

Author: Daniel Hitchcock
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: networks, research, applications, scale, large, new, visions, workshop
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 2009-03-01
ISBN-10: 143791022X
ISBN-13: 9781437910223

Documents the findings of a workshop held in 2001 to develop a vision for the future of networking (10-20 years out) and to identify needed Fed. networking research to enable that vision. The Workshop was attended by more than 160 leading networking researchers from universities, industry, govżt., and laboratories. The participants concluded that industry is not prepared to do the long-term research needed to enable the workshop visions for future networking. Industry is oriented toward near-term development and is currently scaling back the corporate ability to provide networking research. T

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: cost, needed, improvements, status, information, northeast, corridor, amtrak
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 1995-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788118048
ISBN-13: 9780788118043

Provides information on the ownership, usage of, & operations over, the Northeast corridor; the projects & costs associated with improvements to allow high-speed operations on the north end of the corridor; & the capital investment needed in the south end of the corridor. Charts & tables

Author: Kay L. . Daly
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: controls, over, miscellaneous, obligations, design, needed, health, administration, improvements, veterans
Number of Pages: 43
Published: 2009-02-01
ISBN-10: 1437909728
ISBN-13: 9781437909722

Veterans Health Administration: Improvements Needed in Design of Controls over Miscellaneous Obligations

Author: Gene L. Dodaro
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: business, improve, outcomes, congressional, testimony, vulnerabilities, reduce, risk, areas, actions, needed, dods
Number of Pages: 31
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437914330
ISBN-13: 9781437914337

The Dept. of Defense (DoD) spends billions of dollars to sustain key business operations intended to support the warfighter. DoD is at high risk because of vulnerabilities to fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement and also should have a broad-based transformation needed to achieve greater efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability. The author provide his views on: (1) actions needed to achieve measurable outcomes in DoD's high-risk areas; and (2) DoD's progress in strengthening its mgmt. approach for business transformation, including establishing the Chief Mgmt. Officer position. Includes
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