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

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Progressive Developmentby Arie S. Issar

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    The book is based on the results of the investigations of the authors in the semi-arid and arid regions (ASAR) of the globe. These investigations brought to the conclusion that the warming climate will cause the drying up of the water resources in these regions. In this case the principles of Sustainable Development will not be able to avert forthcoming... more...

  • Hydrology, Hydraulics and Water Resources Managementby K.L. KATSIFARAKIS

    WIT Press 2012; US$ 154.00

    With population of our planet exceeding seven billion, funds for infrastructure works being limited worldwide and climate change affecting water resources, their optimal development and management is literally vital. This volume deals with application of some non-traditional optimization techniques to hydraulics, hydrology and water resources management... more...

  • Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Suppliesby Mark S Ashton; Bradford S Gentry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95

    Illuminating opportunities to develop a more integrated approach to municipal water system design, Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Supplies: Lessons from the Northeastern United States and Directions for Global Watershed Management explores critical factors in the decision-making processes for municipal water system delivery.... more...

  • Water Resources Management VIIby C. A. BREBBIA

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 306.00

    Containing research on recent technological and scientific developments associated with the management of surface and sub-surface water, this book consists of papers presented at the Seventh International Conference on Water Resources Management,. The biennial conference, first held in 1991, is one of several water-related conferences organised by... more...