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Water recycling and water management

Author: Daniel M Carrey
Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2011.
Series: Water resource planning, development and management series.; Environmental science, engineering and technology series.
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Presents topical research data in the study of water recycling and management, including runoff water harvesting for agricultural production in semiarid zones; water disinfection using peracetic  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2010026934
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel M Carrey
ISBN: 161761422X 9781617614224
OCLC Number: 830627837
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 280 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: WATER RECYCLING AND WATER MANAGEMENT ; WATER RECYCLING AND WATER MANAGEMENT ; CONTENTS ; PREFACE ; RUNOFF WATER HARVESTING AS A STRATEGY FOR INCREASING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION ON HILLSLOPE AREAS IN ARID AND SEMIARID ZONES ; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION ; FACTORS AFFECTING RUNOFF WATER HARVESTING DESIGN ; METHODS OF RUNOFF WATER HARVESTING ; Microcatchment Water Harvesting ; Macrocatchment Water Harvesting ; a. 'Wadi'-Bed Cultivation; b. Jessour ; c. Water-Spreading ; d. Large Bunds ; RESEARCH INTO WATER HARVESTING IN ARID AND SEMIARID ZONES ; a. Reducing Infiltration in Runoff Areas. B. Increasing Infiltration in Basin Areasc. Reducing Evaporation and Increasing Water Storage in Basin Areas ; d. Optimum Runoff Area/Basin Area Ratio ; e. Effects of Soil Tillage ; f. Effects on Biometric and Physiological Plant Parameters ; g. Effects in Soil Fertility ; h. Economic Analysis ; RUNOFF WATER HARVESTING MODELLING ; a. Deterministic Modelling Approach ; b. Stochastic Modelling Approach ; c. Geographic Information System Integration ; d. Uncertainty Estimation ; AGROFORESTRY COMBINED WITH WATER HARVESTING. CASE STUDY: AGROFORESTRY COMBINED WITH MICROCATCHMENT WATER HARVESTING IN THE SEMIARID ZONE OF CHILE FUTURE CHALLENGES IN RUNOFF WATER HARVESTING ; CONCLUSION ; REFERENCES ; WATER MANAGEMENT IN DROUGHT-PRONE AREA ; 1. BACKGROUND ; 2. THE CONCEPTS, TYPES AND INDICES OF DROUGHT ; Concept of Drought ; Types of Drought ; Indices of Drought ; Percent of Normal ; Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) ; Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) ; Crop Moisture Index (CMI) ; 3. WATER MANAGEMENT: APPROACHES AND STRATEGIES ; Basic Approaches ; Estimation of Demand and Supply of Water ; Demand Estimation. Management Strategies of Water Resources Demand Side Management ; Different Approaches of Demand Management ; Description of Different Approaches ; Metering and Pricing ; Water Ordinance (by-Law) ; Operational and Maintenance Measures Directing Reduce Water Loss ; Water-Saving Irrigation Scheduling ; Alternate Furrow Irrigation; Alternate Wetting and Drying of Rice Field ; Soil Drying During Ripening of Crop; Deficit Irrigation ; Adopting Efficient Irrigation Method ; Water Loss Minimization ; Public Awareness Approaches ; Other Measures ; Supply Side Management. Principal Options and MeasuresMeasures of Supply Management ; Description of Different Measures ; Development of Groundwater Source ; Development of Surface Water Resource ; Surface Storage and Groundwater Recharge ; Rubber Dam --
A New Prospect of Surface Water Storage/Harnessing ; Increasing Groundwater Storage through Artificial Recharge ; Methods of Groundwater Recharge ; Recharge from Natural Water Bodies ; Artificial Recharge ; Recharge from Crop-lands by Making Ridge ; Recharge through Canal Water Supply During Off-Irrigation Season ; Recharge through Land-Overflow/Infiltration Basin.
Series Title: Water resource planning, development and management series.; Environmental science, engineering and technology series.
Responsibility: Daniel M. Carrey, editor.


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