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  • Managing Water Resources: methods and tools for a system approach

    Water resources management is increasingly interdisciplinary and must take into account complex socio-economic factors and environmental variables.This volume describes the 'system approach' and its application to contemporary water resources management, focusing on three main sets of tools: simulation, optimization and multi-objective analysis. ...

  • Evolution of Sanitation and Wastewater Technologies through the Centuries

      Most of the technological developments relevant to water supply and wastewater date back to more than to five thousand years ago. These developments were driven by the necessity to make efficient use of natural resources, to make civilizations more resistant to destructive natural elements, and to improve the standards of life, both at public ...

  • Modeling Hydrologic Change: Statistical Methods

    Modeling hydrologic changes and predicting their impact on watersheds is a dominant concern for hydrologists and other water resource professionals, civil and environmental engineers, and urban and regional planners. As such changes continue, it becomes more essential to have the most up-to-date tools with which to perform the proper analyses and ...

  • Hydrological Dimensioning and Operation of Reservoirs

    This book elaborates some very important concepts, tools, and methodologies that can be used to help resolve multiple reservoir capacity allocation problems in a consistent, efficient, and cost-effective way. The material presented in the book will guide the hydrological analyst or design engineer in the determination of the optimal storage ...

  • Environmental Hydraulics

    This book provides a comprehensive discussion of hydraulic applications to a range of topical environmental issues. Introducing the field of environmental hydraulics, it presents a systematic treatment on stratified flows, water quality hydraulics, waste water hydraulics, and ecohydrodynamics. The chapters are written by leading scientists ...

  • Riverbank Filtration

    This book describes the current and state-of-the-art applications of RBF technology as currently practised in two continents. No other resource like it exists. Its purpose is to show that RBF is a low-cost and efficient alternative water treatment process for drinking-water applications. Audience: This book is aimed at researchers with an interest ...

  • Impacts of Climate Change on Rainfall Extremes and Urban Drainage Systems

    Impacts of Climate Change on Rainfall Extremes and Urban Drainage Systems provides a state-of-the-art overview of existing methodologies and relevant results related to the assessment of the climate change impacts on urban rainfall extremes as well as on urban hydrology and hydraulics. This overview focuses mainly on several difficulties and ...

  • Existing Sewer Evaluation and Rehabilitation, MOP FD-6, 3rd Edition

    Fully revised and updated, this authoritative volume offers the most comprehensive information available on maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, and replacement of existing sewers. This definitive guide from the Water Environment Federation and the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers covers sewer ...

  • Improving Efficiency and Reliability in Water Distribution Systems

    Two of the main concerns in respect of water supply systems are their efficiency and their reliability, which are fully discussed in the present book, grouped into five sections: 1. Fundamentals. 2. Leakage Detection in Networks. 3. Network Management: Leakage Control. 4. Managing Water Distribution Systems to Reduce Energy Costs. 5. ...

  • Geographical Information Systems in Hydrology

    This book provides a comprehensive treatment of GIS technology and its application to a range of hydrologic problems. It contains 16 chapters, written by leading scientists from around the globe, that provide an in-depth discussion of GIS applications. Hydrologic modeling is becoming increasingly global, in terms of both spatial scale and ...

  • Hydrometeorology

    This book describes recent developments in hydrometeorological forecasting, with a focus on water-related applications of meteorological observation and forecasting techniques. The topic includes a wide range of disciplines, such as raingauge, weather radar, satellite, river and other monitoring techniques, rainfall-runoff, flow routing and ...

  • Ancient Water Technologies

    There is no more fundamental resource than water. The basis of all life, water is fast becoming a key issue in today’s world, as well as a source of conflict. This fascinating book, which sets out many of the ingenious methods by which ancient societies gathered, transported and stored water, is a timely publication as overextraction and ...

  • Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Infrastructure Management

    Explains how to optimize the operation of water supply systems and the related advances in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems Examines the advances in design and construction methods such as building information modeling (BIM) Discusses municipal budgeting, chain of planning, programming, and related subjects Tackles ...

  • Treatment of Micropollutants in Water and Wastewater

    Over the last few years there has been a growing concern over the increasing concentration of micropollutants originating from a great variety of sources including pharmaceutical, chemical engineering and personal care product industries in rivers, lakes, soil and groundwater. As most of the micropollutants are polar and persistent compounds, they ...

  • Risk Assessment for Water Infrastructure Safety and Security

    Features Examines all aspects of water safety and security Evaluates the potential terrorist threat to the water supply system Presents qualitative and quantitative processes and models for security and safe operation of facilities and critical infrastructure Explores recent incidences of levels of drugs in the water supply Offers various risk and ...

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