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Water resources handbook

Author: Larry W Mays
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1996.
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This is the definitive reference on water resources management and issues. This handbook is by far the most comprehensive reference ever published on water resource issues. Written by the field's top experts, it presents authoritative information about a vast range of topics. It also brings into focus the many and increasingly complicated factors - involving not only engineering but also law, economics, finance, and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry W Mays
ISBN: 0070411506 9780070411500 0071145176 9780071145176
OCLC Number: 34113298
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Water resources: an introduction / Larry W. Mays --
Principles of flow of water / M. Hanif Chaudhry --
Water economics / Robert A. Young --
Principles of planning and financing for water resources in the United States / David H. Moreau --
Water law / A. Dan Tarlock --
Systems analysis / Larry W. Mays, Yeou-Koung Tung --
Uncertainty and reliability analysis / Yeou-Koung Tung --
Water quality / Joseph F. Malina --
Lakes and reservoirs / Lawrence A. Baker --
Rivers and streams / Steven C. Chapra --
Groundwater / Michael J. Graham, James M. Thomas, F. Blaine Metting --
Estuaries / George H. Ward, Jr., Clay L. Montague --
Wetlands / Curtis J. Richardson --
Computer models for water-quality analysis / Robert B. Ambrose, Jr. [and others] --
Surface water resource systems / Daniel P. Loucks --
Groundwater systems / William W-G. Yeh --
Water treatment systems / Garret P. Westerhoff, Zaid K. Chowdhury --
Water distribution / Thomas M. Walski --
Wastewater-collection systems / Franklin L. Burton --
Wastewater treatment / George Tchobanoglous --
Water reclamation and reuse / James Crook --
Irrigation systems / John A. Replogle, Albert J. Clemmens, Marvin E. Jensen --
Water demand analysis / Benedykt Dziegielewski, Eva M. Opitz, David Maidment --
Hydrology for water-excess management / Robert W. Hinks, Larry W. Mays --
Hydraulics for excess water management / Ben Chie Yen --
Urban stormwater management / G.V. Loganathan, D.F. Kibler, and T.J. Grizzard --
Federal perspective for flood-damage-reduction studies / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers --
Computer models for water-excess management / David Ford, Douglas Hamilton --
Global climate change: effect on hydrologic cycle / Dennis P. Lettenmaier, Gregory McCabe, Eugene Z. Stakhiv --
Ecological effects of global climate change on freshwater ecosystems with emphasis on streams and rivers / Stuart G. Fisher, Nancy B. Grimm --
Energy and water / Benjamin F. Hobbs, Richard L. Mittelstadt, Jay R. Lund --
Water-use management: permit and water-transfer systems / J. Wayland Eheart, Jay R. Lund --
Decision support systems (DSS) for water-resources management / Rene F. Réitsma [and others].
Responsibility: Larry W. Mays, editor-in-chief.
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