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Water harvesting for agriculture in the dry areas

Author: Theib Yousef Oweis; Dieter Prinz; Ahmed Yousif Hachum
Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands ; Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press/Balkema, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume deals with methods and techniques of water harvesting to make more water available to humans, animals and for irrigation purposes, in places where rainwater is the only source of water.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theib Yousef Oweis; Dieter Prinz; Ahmed Yousif Hachum
ISBN: 9780415621144 0415621143 9780203106259 0203106253
OCLC Number: 809925733
Description: xviii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Principles and practices of water harvesting --
Hydrological aspects of water harvesting --
Methods and techniques in water harvesting --
Runoff inducement methods --
Identification of areas suitable for water harvesting --
Planning and design of water harvesting systems --
Storage of harvested water --
Implementation, operation, and maintenance of water harvesting systems --
Socioeconomic issues --
Water quality and environmental considerations.
Responsibility: Theib Y. Oweis, Dieter Prinz, Ahmed Y. Hachum.

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Eight chapters of this book describe the principles and practices of rainwater harvesting in dry areas, covering a wide range of water harvesting systems,... Throughout the text there are line Read more...

 
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