Water Reservoirs Books

  • Reservoir Eutrophication: Preventive Management

    The overall objective of Reservoir Eutrophication: Preventive Management is to present the environmental and anthropogenic factors associated with the process of eutrophication and algal blooms in the Rio Verde reservoir and propose lake use and management technologies in order to minimize the problem. Eutrophication process in Rio Verde reservoir ...

  • Sustainable Treatment and Reuse of Municipal Wastewater

    In many countries, especially in developing countries, many people are lacking access to water and sanitation services and this inadequate service is the main cause of diseases in these countries.  Application of appropriate wastewater treatment technologies, which are effective, low cost (in investment and especially in operation and ...

  • Sacred natural sites : guidelines for protected area managers

    Sacred sites are the oldest form of protected areas and many of them are very important biodiversity reservoirs. This book will help conservation professionals and the custodians of sacred sites interested in the role of cultural and spiritual values in nature conservation to ensure the long-term survival of such valuable ...

  • Restoration and Management of Lakes and Reservoirs, Third Edition

    It has been more than ten years since the last edition of the bestselling Restoration and Management of Lakes and Reservoirs. In that time, lake and reservoir management and restoration technologies have evolved and an enhanced version of this standard resource is long overdue. Completely revised and updated, the third edition continues the ...

  • Restoration and Management of Lakes and Reservoirs, Third Edition

    It has been more than ten years since the last edition of the bestselling Restoration and Management of Lakes and Reservoirs. In that time, lake and reservoir management and restoration technologies have evolved and an enhanced version of this standard resource is long overdue. Completely revised and updated, the third edition continues the ...

  • Durability of Building and Construction Sealants and Adhesives

    Twenty-eight peer-reviewed papers, reflecting the latest information on sealant and adhesive durability, cover: Field Experience with Sealed Joints and Adhesive Fixations—discusses a novel secondary drainage system for architectural panel walls, consisting of tubes and joint protection collection reservoirs with one-way valves; the ...

  • Coastal Lagoons: Ecosystem Processes and Modeling for Sustainable Use and Development

    An effective decision-making process that will consider the hydrodynamic and ecological conditions of coastal lagoons is critical for handling development and protection of these sensitive ecosystems. In the first book of its kind, Coastal Lagoons: Ecosystem Processes and Modeling for Sustainable Use and Development describes the concepts, models, ...

  • Lake and Reservoir Management

    Lake and reservoir management is very complex and it is not easy to understand all the problems connected with lake and reservoir management. This book not only presents good lake management strategy but also explains the strategy by the use of limnology, chemistry, biochemistry - using all scientific disciplines needed to understand lake ...

  • The Missouri River Ecosystem: Exploring the Prospects for Recovery

    The Missouri River Ecosystem: Exploring the Prospects for Recovery resulted from a study conducted at the request of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The nation’s longest river, the Missouri River and its floodplain ecosystem experienced substantial environmental and hydrologic changes during the ...

  • Planning and Management of Lakes and reservoirs: An Integrated Approach to Eutrophication [Technical Publication Series 11]

    Today more and more freshwater bodies have become polluted by nutrients originating from agricultural, domestic and industrial sources, and thereby eutrophied. The process of eutrophication of lakes and reservoirs is very much related to how society functions, and these societal factors are rarely comprehensively addressed together with the ...

  • Guidelines in Lake Management, Vol.1: Principles of Lake Management

    This guidebook is the first in the series Guidelines of Lake Management which has been produced as an attempt to explain the concept of Environmentally Sound Management and Development of Lakes. Our Lives depends on both natural lakes and artificial reservoirs because they provide drinking water for millions, water for agricultural and industrial ...

  • API SPEC 2F Standard for Exploration & Production

    This specification covers flash-welded chain and forged kenter connecting links used for mooring of offshore floating vessels such as drilling vessels, pipe lay barges, derrick barges, and storage ...

  • API RP 2SM Standard for Exploration & Production

    The main purpose of this document is to provide guidelines on the use of synthetic fiber ropes for offshore mooring applications. The secondary purpose of this document is to highlight differences between synthetic rope and traditional steel mooring systems, and to provide practical guidance on how to handle these differences during system design ...

  • Water Supply Management

    Supply of sufficient clean drinking water is often taken for granted, but it requires a considerable technical and financial effort to ensure reliable and economic water supply. This volume presents an up-to-date overview of water supply management and aims at efficient management of water supply schemes rather than design of new works. ...

  • Induced Seismicity

    A workshop on Induced Seismicity was organized during the 27th General Assembly of the International Association of Seismology and Physics of Earth's Interior (IASPEI) in Wellington, New Zealand during January 10-21, 1994. This volume presents a collection of 16 papers accepted for publication which accrued from this workshop. The first three ...

  • Water on Mars and Life

    Growing evidence, based on observations from orbiters, landers and telescopes, indicates that Mars may still have numerous hidden water reservoirs. Moreover, from the point of view of habitability, Mars is a prime target for astrobiologists in search of extant or extinct microbial life because we know that life exists in earth’s permafrost ...

  • Recreation

    We last covered water recreation, issues and management, in successive issues of LakeLine (Vol. 24, Nos. 3 and 4) in 2004. In those issues, we discussed best boating practices to avoid conflicts, recreational carrying capacity, motorboat noise, physical impacts of boats on lakes, personal watercraft management, competitive sport fishing, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Management of Lakes and Reservoirs during Global Climate Change

    If present trends continue, most climatologists agree that the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will have doubled by 2050. This increase in CO2 will have a major effect on the global climate and substantially alter the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of lakes throughout the world. A number of recent studies ...

  • The Ecological Bases for Lake and Reservoir Management

    The Ecological Bases for Lake and Reservoir Management provides a state-of-the-art review of the range of ecologically-based techniques necessary for the holistic management of lakes and their catchments. Most of the methods, case studies and national policies reviewed are directed towards management of the largest problem - eutrophication - ...

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