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

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  • The Watershed Project Management Guideby Thomas E. Davenport

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 231.00

    A key question for individuals involved in managing watersheds is, "What is an effective process that will integrate science, policy, and public participation in order to help manage water resources effectively?" The Watershed Project Management Guide presents a four-phase approach to watershed management that is based on a collaborative process that... more...

  • The Water Encyclopedia, Third Editionby Pedro Jr. Fierro; Evan K. Nyer

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 331.00

    “Just do an Internet search.” “It’s on the Internet” These phrases have quickly become a part of the vernacular. The quintessential book of data relating to water, The Water Encyclopedia: Hydrologic Data and Internet Resources, Third Edition arose from the premise that most of the information provided within this publication could be easily found... more...

  • Ecological Economics of Sustainable Watershed Managementby Frank Messner; Irene Ring

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 149.99

    Includes papers that illustrate the power of a scientific approach to ecological economics. This volume deals with the complex scientific underpinning of sustainable watershed analysis and management and reveals basic ecological economic knowledge and methodological approaches in this field of research. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Water Resources Perspectives: Evaluation, Management and Policyby W. W. Wood; A. S. Alsharhan

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 165.00

    Many countries in the world have made great efforts, to remedy the water shortage, by providing financial and technical backing, for water desalination, treatment of wastewater and improved management and conservation techniques. Water ministries, universities and research centres have supported scientific research, and applied the most recent technologies,... more...

  • Integrated River Basin Management through Decentralizationby Karin Kemper; William Blomquist; Ariel Dinar

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 179.31

    Drawing upon a worldwide survey of river basin organizations and in-depth studies of eight river basins in a variety of locations around the globe, this book examines how institutional arrangements for managing water resources at the river-basin level have been designed and implemented, what the impetus for these arrangements has been, and what institutional... more...

  • River Restorationby Stephen Darby; David Sear

    Wiley 2008; US$ 230.95 US$ 207.86

    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...

  • Urban Water in Japanby Rutger de Graaf; Fransje Hooimeijer

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 132.95

    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...