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

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  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 115.00

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

  • 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...

  • Inter-Basin Water Transferby Fereidoun Ghassemi; Ian White

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 88.00

    This 2007 book examines case studies of large water infrastructure projects within diverse geographical, climatic, economic, and policy regimes. more...

  • Water Supplyby Ratnayaka; Alan C. Twort; Don D. Ratnayaka; Malcolm J. Brandt

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 140.00

    This new edition of a classic text has been significantly expanded to cover the most current issues and international standards are examined in-depth, with detailed coverage of WHO, European, UK and US standards, organisations and practice. Written with the postgraduate and professional water engineer in mind, this text will also be essential reading... more...