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

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  • Integrated Water Resources Management in the 21st Century: Revisiting the paradigmby Pedro Martinez-Santos; Maite M. Aldaya; M. Ramón Llamas

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 149.95

    Integrated water resources management advocates a coordinated approach for managing water resources in a way that balances social and economic needs with concern for the environment. While potentially useful, integrated water management is also controversial. Supporters believe that the multi-dimensional nature of water can only be understood and managed... more...

  • Integrated Watershed Managementby H.M. Gregersen; P.F. Ffolliott; K.N. Brooks

    CABI 2007; US$ 70.00

    Land and water management is especially critical as the use of upstream watersheds can drastically affect large numbers of people living in downstream watersheds. This work examines the institutional and technical context for managing watersheds and river basins, including the involvement of both the public and private sectors. more...

  • Integrated Watershed Managementby E. Beheim; G.S. Rajwar; M. Haigh; J. Krecek

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    Highlighting the environmental management challenges existing in highlands and headwater, this volume calls for a practical approach with integrated management solutions. Among the topics discussed are climate change, vegetal cover and sub-surface hydrology. more...

  • Integratives und nachhaltigkeitsorientiertes Wassermanagementby Matthias Kramer

    Gabler Verlag 2010; US$ 79.99

    Wasser stellt für Zentralasien eine räumlich und zeitlich sehr divergent verfügbare Ressource dar. In diesem Tagungsband zeigen deutsche und zentralasiatische Experten die daraus entstehenden Probleme, Konfliktpotenziale und Herausforderungen auf. more...

  • Interlinking of Rivers in Indiaby M. Monirul Qader Mirza; Ahsan Uddin Ahmed; Q.K. Ahmad

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 139.95

    Inter-basin water transfers are complex human interventions on natural systems that can have profound adverse as well as beneficial social, economic and environmental implications. India?s plan to interlink its rivers (ILR) and to transfer water may, according to one set of views, generate positive benefits through improved and expanded irrigation... more...

  • Investing in Water for a Green Economyby Mike Young; Christine Esau

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 65.95

    In the context of the economies of the world becoming greener, this book provides a global and interdisciplinary overview of the condition of the world?s water resources and the infrastructure used to manage it. It focuses on current social and economic costs of water provision, needs and opportunities for investment and for improving its management.... more...

  • Land, Water and Developmentby Malcolm Newson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 64.95

    This is a fully revised and expanded second edition of Malcolm Newson's acclaimed book. Exploring in greater depth the meaning of sustainability in river basin development this new edition: * highlights the rapid evolution of practical concepts since the Rio Earth Summit * features new illustrations and case studies from Australia, South Africa and... 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...

  • Living with Waterby Paul Pechan; Gert E. de Vries

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 149.00

    Using specific examples, this book reviews the challenges of providing clean water to a growing world population. Discusses new technologies for treating and reusing waste waters, and innovative monitoring approaches for assessing water quality risks. more...

  • Managing Water Resourcesby Slobodan P. Simonovic

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 81.95

    'This book bridges disciplines, previously confined to specialist journal publications, by providing a comprehensive overview of the systems analysis application to water resources. It is ideal for Masters-level courses in Water Resources Engineering where modern management techniques of optimization and modelling are highly important in the strategic... more...