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River, lake, and water-supply engineering (General)

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  • Estimating the Value of Water-Use Efficiency in the Intermountain Westby David G. Groves; James Griffin; Sara Hajiamiri

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of water-efficiency programs can be difficult, because not all the benefits are easily quantified. This report presents an economic framework based on two tools from the California Urban Water Conservation Council to estimate the avoided costs and environmental benefits of an agency's efficiency programs. The report... more...

  • Living with Waterby Paul Pechan; Gert E. de Vries

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The factors affecting water quality are many: The increasing buying power and health concerns of the world population contribute to the creation of new products whose production and disposal lead to the release of chemicals harmful to the environment; the ever-growing world population requires a steady food supply, which increases the pressure to use... more...

  • Experimental and Computational Solutions of Hydraulic Problemsby Pawel Rowinski

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    What is the progress in hydraulic research? What are the new methods used in modeling of transport of momentum, matter and heat in both open and conduit channels? What new experimental methods, instruments, measurement techniques, and data analysis routines are used in top class laboratory and field hydro-environment studies? How to link novel findings... more...

  • Pollutant Discharge and Water Quality in Urbanisationby Yoshiaki Tsuzuki

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    The main purpose of water quality monitoring may be seen as evaluating water quality conformity against water quality standards, especially for administrative purposes. Moreover, water quality monitoring data can be applied to estimate and evaluate pollutant loads in rivers. Chronological water quality fluctuations and vertical water quality profiles... more...

  • System Robustness Analysis in Support of Flood and Drought Risk Managementby M.J.P. Mens

    IOS Press 2015; US$ 94.00

    Floods and droughts have an increasing impact on societies worldwide. It is unlikely that the provision of flood protection infrastructure and reservoirs will eliminate this problem, especially as extreme events are expected to increase in probability and magnitude as a result of climate change. For this reason, the focus of water management has shifted... more...

  • Wasserproblematik im Kontext regionaler Stabilitätsrisikenby Julia Bar

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 59.99

    ?Julia Bar untersucht die Korrelation zwischen der kooperationsverhindernden Politikformulierung der Anrainerstaaten hinsichtlich der Wassernutzung der internationalen Flusssysteme Amu Darja/Syr Darja und Tigris/Euphrat einerseits und dem existierenden regionalen Konfliktkonglomerat andererseits. Mithilfe einer qualitativ vergleichenden Analyse evaluiert... more...

  • Water Resources in the Built Environmentby Colin A. Booth; Susanne M. Charlesworth

    Wiley 2014; US$ 119.00

    Contributors xv About the Editors xviii Section 1 Introduction to the Book 1 Chapter 1 Water Resources: Balancing too Little Versus too Much 3 Colin A. Booth and Susanne M. Charlesworth 1.1 Introduction 3 1.2 Too Little Versus too Much 3 1.3 Structure of the Book 6 1.4 Conclusions 7 References 7 Section 2 Water Demand, Policy... more...

  • Economics and Ecological Risk Assessmentby Randall J. F. Bruins; Matthew T. Heberling

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 199.95

    With contributions from a wide array of economists, ecologists, and government agency professionals, Economics and Ecological Risk Assessment: Applications to Watershed Management provides a multidisciplinary approach to environmental decision-making at a watershed level. It introduces the fields of ecological risk assessment (ERA) and economic analysis... more...

  • Hazardous Metropolisby Jared Orsi

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    Although better known for its sunny skies, Los Angeles suffers devastating flooding. This book explores a fascinating and little-known chapter in the city's history?the spectacular failures to control floods that occurred throughout the twentieth century. Despite the city's 114 debris dams, 5 flood control basins, and nearly 500 miles of paved river... more...

  • The Water Encyclopedia, Third Editionby Pedro Jr. Fierro; Evan K. Nyer

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 315.00

    ?Just do an Internet search.? ?It?s on the Internet? These phrases have quickly become a part of the vernacular. The quintessential book of data relating to water, The Water Encyclopedia: Hydrologic Data and Internet Resources, Third Edition arose from the premise that most of the information provided within this publication could be easily found... more...