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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...

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

    Elsevier Science 1974; 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...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 115.50

    Water management is a key environmental issue in controlling of floods and reducing droughts. This book provides analysis of the main issues, offering solutions and describing good practice. Water Resources for the Built Environment: management issues and solutions develops an appreciation of the diverse, complex and current themes of the water... 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...

  • 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...

  • Water Resources Systems Analysisby Mohammad Karamouz; Ferenc Szidarovszky; Banafsheh Zahraie

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 199.95

    Focusing on conflict resolution, Water Resources Systems Analysis discusses systematic approaches to the mathematical modeling of various water resources issues, which helps decision-makers allocate water effectively and efficiently. Readers will gain an understanding of simulation, optimization, multi-criterion-decision-making, as well as engineering... more...

  • The Watershed Project Management Guideby Thomas E. Davenport

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 220.00

    A key question for individuals involved in managing watersheds is, "What is an effective process that will integrate science, policy, and public participation in order to help manage water resources effectively?" The Watershed Project Management Guide presents a four-phase approach to watershed management that is based on a collaborative process that... 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...