Foreword: Towards sustainable development of stillwater resources; M. Everard. Section 1: Twenty-first century challenges for lake management. 1. Ecological challenges for lake management; B. Moss. 2. Economic challenges for lake management; T. O'Riordan. 3. Lake restoration: capabilities and needs; S. Carpenter. Section 2: Holistic approaches to successful lake restoration and management. 4. Understanding lake and catchment history as a tool for integrated lake management; P. Johnes. 5. Practical application of 25 years' research into the management of shallow lakes; G. Phillips. 6. Multiple techniques for lake restoration; H. Annadotter. 7. Integrated management to restore macrophyte domination; K. Donabaum. 8. Direct and indirect mechanisms behind successful biomanipulation; T. Kairesalo. 9. Minimising the risk and amplifying the opportunities for restoration; M. Zalewski. Section 3: New and refined ecological tools for lake management. 10. Do reservoirs need ecological management? B. Price. 11. Modelling phytoplankton dynamics and its application to lake management; C. Reynolds. 12. Modelling the ecological aspects of bankside reservoirs and implications for management; A. Steel. 13. The importance of palaeolimnology to lake restoration; R. Battarbee. 14. Biological control of cyanobacteria: principles and possibilities; D. Sigee. 15. Algal growth control by terrestrial leaf litter: a realistic tool? I. Ridge. 16. Aquatic macrophytes as tools for lake management; A. Meltzer. 17. The central role of fish in lake restoration and management; E. Lammens. 18. The practical importance of the trophic cascade in lake management; M. Perrow. 19. The use of remote sensing and GIS in developing lake management strategies; S. Baban. 20. Modelling catchment-scale nutrient transport to watercourses in the UK; B. Shepherd. Section 4: Management strategies for different lake types. 21. Saline-lakes: integrating ecology into their management future; F. Comin. 22. Understanding deep oligotrophic sub-alpine lakes for efficient management; N. Salmaso. 23. Protecting the oligotrophic lakes of the English Lake District; I. Gize. 24. The importance of inter-annual variability for management; C. de Hoyos. 25. The management of hypertrophic lochs: case studies in south west Scotland; F. Naysmith. 26. Strategies for conservation management of lakes; J. Madgwick. 27. A reservoir in management-induced transition between ecological states; P. Dahldorph. 28. Ecological principles for management techniques in deeper reservoirs; B. Brierley. 29. Ecological and ecophysiological impacts of ferric dosing in reservoirs; S. Randall. 30. Shallow urban lakes: a challenge for lake management; S. Birch. 31. Life after lakes: ecology and management of the water distribution network; A. Smart. Section 5: Regional and national strategies for lake and catchment management. 32.