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Sustainability criteria for water resource systems

Author: American Society of Civil Engineers. Task Committee on Sustainability Criteria.; Unesco/IHP-IV Project M-4.3.
Publisher: Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addressing the need and challenge to reexamine our approaches to water resources planning and management, this document examines the major issues and challenges raised by the concept of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: American Society of Civil Engineers. Task Committee on Sustainability Criteria.; Unesco/IHP-IV Project M-4.3.
ISBN: 0784403317 9780784403310
OCLC Number: 38295112
Description: xxiv, 253 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: A brief overview --
Introduction --
Sustainability issues and challenges --
Defining sustainability --
Measuring sustainability --
Sustainability guidelines and case studies --
Economic sustainability criteria --
Ecological and environmental sustainability criteria and approaches --
Institutional and social aspects of sustainability --
Sustainability and modeling technology --
Sustainability, hydrologic risk and uncertainty --
Equity, education and technology transfer --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: prepared by the Task Committee on Sustainability Criteria, Water Resources Planning and Management Division, American Society of Civil Engineers and the working group of UNESCO/IHP IV Project M-4.3.

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