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Irrigation engineering. Reclamation of wasteland. Drainage

  • Enduring Acequiasby Juan Estevan Arellano

    University of New Mexico Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    Touching on the Middle East, Europe, Mexico, and South America before circling back to New Mexico, Arellano makes a case for preserving the acequia irrigation system and calls for a future that respects the ecological limitations of the land. more...

  • 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...

  • Advances in Irrigationby Daniel Hillel

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Irrigation, Volume 1 covers updated comprehensive elucidations of the various topics of contemporary interest and importance related to the rapidly advancing science and engineering practice of irrigation. The book presents articles on the conjunctive use of rainfall and irrigation in semiarid regions; the theory and the practical aspects... more...

  • Advances in Irrigationby Daniel Hillel

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Irrigation, Volume 2 covers topics on the developments in the science and practice of irrigation. The book presents articles on irrigation scheduling and applied timing criteria; the problem of energy utilization and management in irrigation; and the relationship between irrigation requirements and crop response in terms of crop-water production... more...

  • Advances in Irrigationby Daniel Hillel

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Irrigation, Volume 3 covers state-of-the-art reviews of topics related to the rapidly advancing theory and practice of irrigation. The book presents articles on the design development and evaluation of the first- and second-generation traveling trickle irrigation system and the management and control options for efficient irrigation and... more...

  • Advances in Irrigationby Daniel Hillel

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Irrigation, Volume 4 covers articles on the development and management of irrigation. The book presents articles on the improved method for distributing water in furrows, termed cablegation; the analysis of drip irrigation design based on the criterion of statistical uniformity; and the spatial distribution of water in sprinkling-irrigation... 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...