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

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  • Peak Waterby Alexander Bell

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 11.65

    Civilisation is thirsty... it never stopped to think what would happen if the water ran out. ALEXANDER BELLPeak water is the point when the available water is not enough to meet the demands of the world's growing population. We might live on a watery world, but we are exhausting accessible supplies. Many parts of the world are already facing this crisis,... more...

  • Waterby V I Grover

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 109.95

    Water is one of the most essential element for the survival of living beings. With the increase in demand and decreasing quality and quantity, water has become one of the major issues and problems in the world today. It is unevenly distributed geographically and temporally, resulting in surpluses for some people and a threat for others. This book covers... more...

  • Environmental Hydrology and Hydraulicsby S N Ghosh

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 97.95

    Water is a precious natural resource, which is crucial to our survival. It needs to be used judiciously in the context of an increasing population not only to sustain essential requirements such as those for drinking and domestic usage, but also for increased food production, industrial usage, power generation, navigational requirements, pisciculture,... more...

  • Analysis, Removal, Effects and Risk of Pharmaceuticals in the Water Cycleby Mira Petrovic; Sandra Perez; Damia Barcelo

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 255.00

    Analysis, Removal, Effects and Risk of Pharmaceuticals in the Water Cycle provides an overview of the current analytical methods for trace determination of pharmaceuticals in environmental samples. The book also reviews the fate and occurrence of pharmaceuticals in the water cycle for their elimination in wastewater and drinking water treatment,... more...

  • Applied Uncertainty Analysis for Flood Risk Managementby Keith Beven

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 126.00

    This volume provides an introduction for flood risk management practitioners, up-to-date methods for analysis of uncertainty and its use in risk-based decision making. It addresses decision making for both short term (real-time forecasting) and long term (flood risk planning under change) situations. It aims primarily at technical practitioners involved... more...

  • Multilevel Environmental Governanceby I. Weibust; J. Meadowcroft

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The authors in this volume examine how multilevel governance (MLG) systems address climate change and water policy. They show how the interplay between autonomous governments at the sub-national, federal or supranational and international levels in MLG systems create unique challenges and opportunities. Both cutting greenhouse gas emissions and allocating... more...

  • Pollutant Discharge and Water Quality in Urbanisationby Yoshiaki Tsuzuki

    Springer International Publishing 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...

  • Inland & Maritime Waterways & Portsby G. Willems; M. Abecasis; M. M. Catena

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Inland & Maritime Waterways & Ports: Design, Construction, and Operation covers the proceedings of the technical sessions in the 25th Permanent International Association of Navigation Congress, held in Scotland. This book is organized into two sections encompassing 10 chapters. The first section deals first with means for the protection of banks... 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...