Water For The Environment: From Policy And Science To Implementation And Management by Avril HorneWater For The Environment: From Policy And Science To Implementation And Management by Avril Horne

Water For The Environment: From Policy And Science To Implementation And Management

byAvril HorneEditorAngus Webb, Michael Stewardson

Paperback | August 16, 2017

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Water for the Environment: From Policy and Science to Implementation and Managementprovides a holistic view of environmental water management, offering clear links across disciplines that allow water managers to face mounting challenges.

The book highlights current challenges and potential solutions, helping define the future direction for environmental water management. In addition, it includes a significant review of current literature and state of knowledge, providing a one-stop resource for environmental water managers.



  • Presents a multidisciplinary approach that allows water managers to make connections across related disciplines, such as hydrology, ecology, law, and economics
  • Links science to practice for environmental flow researchers and those that implement and manage environmental water on a daily basis
  • Includes case studies to demonstrate key points and address implementation issues
Avril Horne is an environmental water policy specialist, currently working in the Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources Group in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering at the University of Melbourne. Avril has experience across a range of interdisciplinary projects in water resource management challenges having spent time i...
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Title:Water For The Environment: From Policy And Science To Implementation And ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:758 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 16, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128039078

ISBN - 13:9780128039076

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Table of Contents

Section I: Introduction 1. Introduction

Section II: History and context of environmental flows 2. Drivers and social context 3. Understanding hydrological alteration 4. Ecological effects of hydrologic alteration 5. Geomorphological change

Section III: Vision and objectives for the river system 6. Impacts of Hydrological Alterations on Water Quality 7. Stakeholder Engagement in Environmental Flows Management 8. Environmental flows and natural capital free-flowing ecosystem services 9. Environmental water management's cultural challenge 10. Environmental flow objectives and targets

Section IV: How much water is needed? Tools for environmental water development 11. Evolution of flow principles and methodologies 12. Tools for sediment 13. Physical habitat modelling and ecohydrological tools 14. Ecological response modelling 15. Determining and addressing uncertainty

Section V: Environmental water within Water Resource Planning 16. Water Budgets to Inform Sustainable Resource Management 17. Mechanisms to allocate environmental water 18. Rebalancing the system - Acquiring water and trade 19. Environmental Water Organizations and Institutional Settings 20. Management options informed by hydrological drivers 21. Managing Infrastructure to Maintain Natural Functions in Developed Rivers 22. Environmental water and integrated catchment management

Section VI: Active management of environmental water 23. Planning the use of environmental water 24. Operational issues 25. Monitoring, evaluation and adaptive management of environmental flows 26. Performance Management: A Multi-criteria Policy Toolkit

Section VII: Remaining challenges and way forward 27. Where to from here