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Irrigation engineering. Reclamation of wasteland. Drainage

  • Dreaming of Dry Landby Vera Candiani

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Not long after the conquest, the City of Mexico's rise to become the crown jewel in the Spanish empire was compromised by the lakes that surrounded it. Their increasing propensity to overflow destroyed wealth and alarmed urban elites, who responded with what would become the most transformative and protracted drainage project in the early modern America?the... more...

  • Water and the Environmentby John Gowing; Luis Santos Pereira

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 283.00

    Water and the Environment addresses imbalances between availability and demand, degradation of surface and ground waters, inter-sectorial, inter-regional and international competition in water management. more...

  • Underground Pipeline Corrosionby Mark Orazem

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 215.00

    Underground pipelines transporting liquid petroleum products and natural gas are critical components of civil infrastructure, making corrosion prevention an essential part of asset-protection strategy. Underground Pipeline Corrosion provides a basic understanding of the problems associated with corrosion detection and mitigation, and of the state... more...

  • Bioengineering Case Studiesby Wendi Goldsmith; Donald Gray; John McCullah

    Springer 2013; US$ 119.00

    "Bio-Stabilization Case Studies: Treatment and Performance Evaluation" describes and evaluates 30 projects from across the United States where bio-stabilization was employed to address a detrimental naturally occurring process or byproduct of the built environment. Bio-stabilization (or soil bioengineering) refers to the use of plant materials, primarily... more...

  • Sustainable Irrigation Development in the White Volta sub-Basinby Eric Antwi Ofosu

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 87.95

    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...

  • Role of Sediment Transport in Operation and Maintenance of Supply and Demand Based Irrigation Canals: Application to Machai Maira Branch Canalsby Sarfraz Munir

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 87.95

    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...

  • Biofilm Reactors WEF MOP 35by Water Environment Federation

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 135.00

    The latest Methods for Wastewater Treatment Using Fixed-Film Processes This Water Environment Federation resource provides complete coverage of pure fixed-film and hybrid treatment systems, along with details on their design, performance, and operational issues. Biofilm Reactors discusses factors that affect the design of the various processes,... more...

  • Irrigation Managementby M.A.S. Burton

    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 Eritreaby Abraham Mehari Haile

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 96.95

    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...

  • Irrigation and Water Resources Engineeringby G.L. Asawa

    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...