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

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  • Integrated Watershed Management in the Global Ecosystemby Rattan Lal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 164.95

    Focusing on the technical, social, and economic issues involved in watershed management, this interdisciplinary author team focuses on bettering land use practices and the condition of soil water resources. Integrated Watershed Management in the Global Ecosystem is a volume composed from an international symposium of the world's leading experts and... more...

  • Irrigation and River Basin Managementby M. Svendsen

    CABI 2005; US$ 100.00

    Reviews river basin management in six developed and developing countries. This book describes and applies a functional theory of river basin management, based on the idea that there is a minimum set of functions required to manage basins effectively and a set of basic conditions that enable effective management institutions to emerge. more...

  • Integrated River Basin Management through Decentralizationby Karin E. Kemper; William Blomquist; Ariel Dinar

    Springer 2007; US$ 179.00

    Draws upon a worldwide survey of river basin organizations and in-depth studies of eight river basins in a variety of locations around the globe. This book examines how institutional arrangements for managing water resources at the river-basin level have been designed and implemented, and what the impetus for these arrangements has been. more...

  • 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...

  • Lake and Reservoir Restorationby G. Dennis Cooke; Eugene B. Welch; Spencer A. Peterson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Lake and Reservoir Restoration deals with the eutrophication process and the methods to protect, restore, and manage lakes and reservoirs. The most common in-lake techniques or procedures, plus nutrient diversion, are reviewed with regard to their scientific basis, methods of application, known effectiveness, feasibility, drawbacks, and costs. Areas... more...

  • Groundwater Resource Developmentby L Hamill; F G Bell

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Groundwater Resource Development describes the basic steps involved in the development of a groundwater resource in the search for productive aquifers. This book discusses groundwater exploration, construction and testing of water wells, water quality and pollution considerations, and groundwater management. This text is comprised of 10 chapters and... more...

  • Optimal Expansion of a water Resources systemby D.T. O'Laoghaire

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Optimal Expansion of a Water Resources System describes a methodology that can be used in water resources planning taking into account both water quantity and quality while still remaining computationally tractable. It is concerned with the optimal expansion of a realistic water resources system to meet an increasing demand for municipal and industrial... more...