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

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  • 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...

  • Urban Water in Japanby Rutger de Graaf; Fransje Hooimeijer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.95

    Water control is essential to Japan, as more than half of its invested capital is concentrated in elevations under sea level and the majority of the island nation is exceptionally vulnerable to flooding. To avoid potential crisis, the Japanese have developed exceptionally innovative water management practices. Offering the unique perspective of Dutch... more...

  • Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakesby Olli Varis; Cecilia Tortajada; Asit K. Biswas

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    Transboundary rivers and lakes are often the remaining sources of water that can be developed for human uses. This book analyses the magnitudes of the transboundary water problems in different parts of the world, difficulties and constraints faced to resolve these problems, and successes and shortcomings to manage them. more...

  • Managing Water Resources in a Time of Global Changeby Alberto Garrido; Ariel Dinar

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    Bringing together a raft of leading experts on water resources, this book explores the major issues facing this major subdivision of international studies. Employing a cross disciplinary perspective from economics, management, politics, law and international relations, water resources are examined from every angle. more...

  • Multiobjective optimization in water resources systemsby Yacov Y. Haimes; Herbert T. Freeman Warren Hall

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 175.00

    Multiobjective optimization in water resources systems more...

  • Managing Water Resources, Past and Presentby Julie Trottier; Paul Slack

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 124.99

    A multi-disciplinary analysis of the evolution of water politics and policy by an international team of distinguished experts. Water management in the Middle Ages in Europe, its evolution in the USA, the elaboration of the European Water Framework Directive, the British experience of water management, the over-exploitation of African aquifers, and... more...

  • Water Supplyby Ratnayaka; Don D. Ratnayaka; Malcolm J. Brandt; Michael Johnson

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 106.00

    Water Supply has been the most comprehensive guide to the design, construction and operation of water supply systems for more than 40 years. The combined experience of its authors make it an unparalleled resource for professionals and students alike. This new sixth edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest WHO, European, UK and US standards,... more...

  • Water Engineering in the Ancient Worldby Charles R. Ortloff

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 149.99

    Charles Ortloff provides a new perspective on archaeological studies of the urban and agricultural water supply and distribution systems of the major ancient civilizations of South America, the Middle East, and South-East Asia, by using modern computer analysis methods to extract the true hydraulic/hydrological knowledge base available to these peoples.... more...

  • Sustaining Groundwater Resourcesby J.A.A. Jones

    Springer 2011; US$ 129.00

    Burgeoning population and climate change are among the most critical challenges facing the 21st century. Both have critical implications for groundwater resources, especially in many developing countries where resources are already under pressure. Due to low rainfall and high evaporation in parts of the Middle East and North Africa, groundwater is... more...

  • Governing International Riversby Tun Myint

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This important book employs the theory of polycentricity, a system with several centres as an analytical concept to explain the multilayered international environmental governance of river basins. It introduces a new methodological framework to deconstruct and investigate the dynamics of citizens, states and non-state actors in world politics via the... more...