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

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  • 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...

  • Inter-Basin Water Transferby Fereidoun Ghassemi; Ian White

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 78.00

    This 2007 book examines case studies of large water infrastructure projects within diverse geographical, climatic, economic, and policy regimes. 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$ 54.95

    Global change possesses serious challenges for water managers and scientists. In mountain areas, where water supplies for half of the world population originate, climate and hydrologic models are still subject to considerable uncertainty. And yet, critical decisions have to be taken to ensure adequate and safe water supplies to billions of people,... 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 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...

  • Hydrology and the Management of Watershedsby Kenneth N. Brooks; Peter F. Ffolliott; Joseph A. Magner

    Wiley 2012; US$ 99.95

    This new edition is a major revision of the popular introductory reference on hydrology and watershed management principles, methods, and applications. The book's content and scope have been improved and condensed, with updated chapters on the management of forest, woodland, rangeland, agricultural urban, and mixed land use watersheds. Case studies... more...