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

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...