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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

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 125.95

    Introduction. Urban Development Versus the Water System in Tokyo. The Urban Water System in Tokyo. The Development of Modern River Management in Japan. Urban Flood Control in Japan. Urbanisation in Lowland Areas. Parallel Plan Making Approach for Urban Water Management. Operation and Maintenance of Urban Water Systems. Lessons for Delta Areas. more...

  • River Restorationby Stephen Darby; David Sear

    Wiley 2008; US$ 230.95

    River restoration projects are designed to recreate functional characteristics within a context of physical stability. They tend to focus on the development and application of geomorphic principles for river restoration design. Due to different models obtaining different results on the same problem, incomplete or absent data, and climatic/social/cultural... more...

  • Land, Water and Developmentby Malcolm Newson

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 58.95

    Water is newsworthy: there is, or will be, a world water crisis. Aggravated by climate change, we are approaching the limits of human exploitation of freshwater resources, notably in growing essential food. The complexities and uncertainties associated with improving our management of fresh water take the potential remedies out of the hands of simple,... more...

  • Flood Risk Management in Europeby Selina Begum; Marcel J.F. Stive; Jim W. Hall

    Springer Netherlands 2007; Not Available

    In recent years major floods have occurred across Europe causing serious damages and huge financial implications. Flood risk and vulnerability is increasing with increased frequency of occurrence of extreme events due to climate change, changes in land-use, encroachment into floodplains and increasing economic value of assets and businesses. Human... 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...

  • Computer systems and water resourcesby George Bugliarello; Fred Gunther

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 180.00

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  • Geographic Information Systems in Water Resources Engineeringby Lynn E. Johnson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 159.95

    State-of-the-art GIS spatial data management and analysis tools are revolutionizing the field of water resource engineering. Familiarity with these technologies is now a prerequisite for success in engineers? and planners? efforts to create a reliable infrastructure. GIS in Water Resource Engineering presents a review of the concepts and applications... more...

  • Environmental Economics for Watershed Restorationby Hale W. Thurston; Matthew T. Heberling; Alyse Schrecongost

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 125.95

    Whether addressing pollution problems or helping protect a specific use, watershed associations are finding that the competition for funds is getting harder. While we can grasp the value of our streams for fishing or kayaking and other services, or their cultural value, or their value to an ecosystem, putting a dollar value on those benefits is not... more...

  • Blue Revolutionby Ian Calder

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    'Blue Revolution upturns some environmental applecarts - not for the hell of it, but so we can manage our environment better.'Fred Pearce, New ScientistThis updated and revised edition of The Blue Revolution provides further evidence of the need to integrate land management decision-making into the process of integrated water resources management.... more...