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- CABI 2007; US$ 130.00
Drawing on almost 40 years of experience of irrigation in the developing world, the author introduces fresh ideas on the design of irrigation systems and combines important issues from the disciplines of social conflict, management, and political thinking. more...
Role of Sediment Transport in Operation and Maintenance of Supply and Demand Based Irrigation Canals: Application to Machai Maira Branch CanalsTaylor and Francis 2012; US$ 83.95
This work describes the role of sediment transport in the operation and maintenance of demand-based downstream controlled irrigation canals. Sediment deposition in these irrigation canals severely affects the operation of the automatic flow control system. The book also discusses sediment transport modelling in irrigation canals. A simplified 1-D... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 83.95
Sub-Saharan Africa has an irrigation potential of about 42 million hectares of which only 17% is developed. Despite several investments in irrigation the growth is slow. This study aims at helping to achieve sustainable irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa, through gaining a better understanding of productive irrigation water use and effective management... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 209.95
Taking a big-picture approach, Piping and Pipeline Engineering: Design, Construction, Maintenance, Integrity, and Repair elucidates the fundamental steps to any successful piping and pipeline engineering project, whether it is routine maintenance or a new multi-million dollar project. The author explores the qualitative details, calculations, and techniques... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
Donald Pisani's history of perhaps the boldest economic and social program ever undertaken in the United States--to reclaim and cultivate vast areas of previously unusable land across the country?shows in fascinating detail how ambitious government programs fall prey to the power of local interest groups and the federal system of governance itself.... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2005; US$ 20.00
The book "Irrigation and Water Resources Engineering" deals with the fundamental and general aspects of irrigation and water resources engineering and includes recent developments in hydraulic engineering related to irrigation and water resources engineering. Significant inclusions in the book are a chapter on management (including operation, maintenance,... more...
- CABI 2010; US$ 160.00
A practical guide to improve efficiency and productivity in irrigated agriculture. It offers knowledge for the management of irrigation and drainage systems, including traditional technical areas of systems operation and maintenance, and expanding managerial, institutional and organizational aspects. more...
A Tradition in Transition, Water Management Reforms and Indigenous Spate Irrigation Systems in EritreaTaylor and Francis 2007; US$ 91.95
Spate irrigation is the least understood type of irrigation. This research gives an in-depth assessment of the century old Wadi Laba indigenous spate irrigation system in Eritrea. This system relied on earthen and brushwood structures and customary water rules to support subsistence livelihoods of the poor Wadi Laba communities. The research further... more...