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

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  • Green Infrastructure Financeby Aldo Baietti; Andrey Shlyakhtenko; Roberto La Rocca

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 24.99

    Increasing concerns over the effects of climate change have heightened the importance of accelerating investments in green growth. The International Energy Agency, for example, estimates that to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 50 percent by 2050, global investments in the energy sector alone will need to total US$750 billion a year by 2030 and over... more...

  • Hydrology and the Management of Watershedsby Kenneth N. Brooks; Peter F. Ffolliott; Joseph A. Magner

    Wiley 2012; US$ 105.00

    This new edition is a major revision of the popular introductory reference on hydrology and watershed management principles, methods, and applications. The book's content and scope have been improved and condensed, with updated chapters on the management of forest, woodland, rangeland, agricultural urban, and mixed land use watersheds. Case studies... more...

  • Integrated Watershed Managementby J. Krecek

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    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...

  • Modelling and Controlling Hydropower Plantsby German Ardul Munoz-Hernandez; Sa'ad Petrous Mansoor; Dewi Ieuan Jones

    Springer London 2012; US$ 189.00

    This book shows how an understanding of system dynamics is crucial to good performance and how that performance can be improved across a plant?s operating range by using predictive control. It explains how different controllers can be applied. more...

  • Progressive Developmentby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 209.00

    The warming climate will cause the drying up of the water resources in semi-arid and arid regions. This book proposes investment in the development of new water resources and changing the natural environments while educating the local populations. more...

  • Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna Watersby Mahesh Chandra Chaturvedi

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 154.95

    Once a prosperous region, the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) river basin?inhabited by about a tenth of the world?s population?is currently one of the poorest. Large-scale socioeconomic development is urgently needed to ensure the sustainability of the region, and the management of water resources is a crucial part of this. Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna... more...

  • Living with Waterby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • Water-Quality Engineering in Natural Systemsby David A. Chin

    Wiley 2012; US$ 129.00

    Provides the tools needed to control and remediate the quality of natural water systems Now in its Second Edition, this acclaimed text sets forth core concepts and principles that govern the fate and transport of contaminants in water, giving environmental and civil engineers and students a full set of tools to design systems that effectively... more...

  • Design Hydrology and Sedimentology for Small Catchmentsby C. T. Haan; B. J. Barfield; J. C. Hayes

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95

    The Clean Water Act, with its emphasis on storm water and sediment control in urban areas, has created a compelling need for information in small-catchment hydrology. Design Hydrology and Sedimentology for Small Catchments provides the basic information and techniques required for understanding and implementing design systems to control runoff, erosion,... 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...