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    M50 Water Resources Planning, Third Edition

    This comprehensive, how-to manual and guide demonstrates how to produce a long term Integrated Resource Plan for a water utility. It helps water resources planners develop and implement a comprehensive work plan that responds to technical and institutional questions that must be addressed before deciding how to develop new water supplies.The third ...

  • The Evolution of Water Resource Planning and Decision Making

    This broad review of the development of US water resource policy analysis and practice offers perspectives from several disciplines: law, economics, engineering, ecology and political science. While the historical context provided goes back to the early 19th century, the book concentrates on the past 60 years and features a discussion of the ...

  • Climate Change and Water Resources Planning Criteria

    Global climate change is expected to have major impacts on water resources and aquatic ecosystems. This prospect presents planners, who are already struggling to meet the demands of growing populations and economies, with new challenges. This volume examines these challenges and the resulting conceptual issues for water planning and project ...

  • Water Resources Systems Planning and Management

    Droughts, floods and pollution are frequently viewed as constraints to economic and social development. How too little, too much or over-polluted water is managed can determine the extent to which this critical resource contributes to human welfare.How can those managing our water resources do so in a way that meets society's changing objectives ...

  • Law of Water Rights and Resources (Environmental Law Series)

    This treatise offers insights into the regulation and administration of water rights, along with water allocation and distribution law. It includes expert presentation of the major water doctrines, detailed analysis of water allocation law, proprietary water rights, federal water resource regulation, and water resource ...

  • Runoff, Infiltration and Subsurface Flow of Water in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

    This book attempts to describe runoff, infiltration and subsurface flow of water by adopting a holistic approach rather than restricting itself to a particular section of the hydrological cycle. It includes reports on recent studies which have led to a better understanding of a variety of problems prevailing in semi-arid and arid zones. ...

  • 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 ...

  • The Nile Hydroclimatology: Impact of the Sudd Wetland

    Hydroclimatology has emerged as a new discipline in line with increasing awareness of the connected nature of land-surface-atmosphere processes. Changes in landuse affect the atmospheric moisture conditions, not only locally but also at a continental scale. Similarly, climate change influences river basin hydrology and water resources. A good ...

  • Decision Support for Water Framework Directive Implementation

    Special Offer: Water Framework Directive Series Set Click here to buy all four titles including Volume 3 and Save £100! Decision Support for Water Framework Directive Implementation: Volume 3 is a concrete outcome from the Harmoni-CA concerted action as part of a 4-volume series of Guidance Reports that guide water professionals through the ...

  • Modelling Aspects of Water Framework Directive Implementation

    Special Offer: Water Framework Directive Series Set Click here to buy all four titles including Volume 3 and Save £100! Modelling Aspects of Water Framework Directive Implementation: Volume 1 is a concrete outcome from the Harmoni-CA concerted action as part of a 4-volume series of Guidance Reports that guide water professionals through the ...

  • Principles of Snow Hydrology

    Principles of Snow Hydrology describes the factors that control the accumulation, melting and runoff of water from seasonal snowpacks over the surface of the earth. The book addresses not only the basic principles governing snow in the hydrologic cycle, but also the latest applications of remote sensing, and techniques for modeling streamflow from ...

  • Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydrology and Water Resources, New Delhi, India, December 1993

    The four volumes in this set cover major aspects of hydrology and water resources, including surface water hydrology, subsurface water hydrology, water quality hydrology, and water resources planning management. Some of the articles and state-of-the-art papers have been written by leading experts from around the globe. The books reflect the ...

  • Parameter Identification and Inverse Problems in Hydrology, Geology and Ecology

    This volume contains the results of the workshop on Parameter Identification and Inverse Problems in Hydrology, Geology and Ecology, held in Karlsruhe, Germany, and represents a balanced selection of contributions from the various groups of participants. The reviewed, invited and contributed articles are grouped according to the broad ...

  • Drought Management and Planning for Water Resources

    Droughts and their management are a serious challenge to water resource professionals. While droughts predominate in arid regions, their frequency and severity in more temperate regions with more abundant rainfall have been on the rise. Drought Management and Planning for Water Resources provides an essential collection of planning and management ...

  • Water Resources and Hydrometeorology of the Arab Region

    This book mainly deals with climate and hydrology (surface and sub-surface) of the Arab Region.The book contains twelve chapters and three appendices. These chapters comprise a historical introduction, physiographic features and geological settings of the region, climate, analysis of precipitation, evaporation and evapotranspiration, river basins ...

  • Alternative Water Supply Systems

    Owing to climate change related uncertainties and anticipated population growth, different parts of the developing and the developed world (particularly urban areas) are experiencing water shortages or flooding and security of fit-for-purpose supplies is becoming a major issue. The emphasis on decentralized alternative water supply systems has ...

  • Water and Urban Development Paradigms: Towards an Integration of Engineering, Design and Management Approaches

    Communication across and integration of disciplines in the urban-water sector seems today more imperative than ever before. Water is a strategic and shrinking resource. It is probably the world's most valuable resource and clean water has even been touted as the 'next oil'. Control of water - from access to management -  has always been a ...

  • Open-Channel Flow

    Analysis of open-channel flow is essential for the planning, design, and operation of water-resource projects. The use of computers and the availability of efficient computational procedures has simplified such analysis, and made it possible to handle increasingly complex systems.In Open-Channel Flow, Second Edition, author Hanif Chaudhry draws ...

  • Diplomacy on the Jordan

    The Jordan River waters are essential for the development and well being of the people of its basin. Plans for the development of its water resources were considered since the beginning of the twentieth century, and have long been central to dispute between riparian nations. This volume reviews the roots of conflict over the Jordan between ...

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