Water Resources Sustainability

Hardcover | September 19, 2006

byLarry Mays

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Expert insights into one of the major issues of the 21st Century

Written by a team of leading experts, this resource provides the latest information and thinking on the globally-critical subject of water sustainability and management. The author includes methods for analyzing water resource needs, modeling, supply reliability, irrigation, and optimization.

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Expert insights into one of the major issues of the 21st CenturyWritten by a team of leading experts, this resource provides the latest information and thinking on the globally-critical subject of water sustainability and management. The author includes methods for analyzing water resource needs, modeling, supply reliability, irrigatio...

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Gain a Full Understanding of One of the Most Critical Natural Resource Issues Facing Mankind in the 21st Century Edited by Larry W. Mays, author of the most respected textbooks in water resources engineering and applied hydrology, Water Resources Sustainability provides readers with state-of-the-art thinking and the latest information ...

Founded in 1928, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with members from varied disciplines who work toward the WEF vision of preservation and enhancement of the global water environment. The WEF network includes water quality professionals from 79 Member Associations in over...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.2 × 7.4 × 0.99 inPublished:September 19, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071462309

ISBN - 13:9780071462303

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Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction: Water Sustainability

Chapter 2: Water Sustainability: Parallels of Past Civilizations and The Present

Chapter 3: Water Resources Sustainability: An Ecological-Economics Perspective

Chapter 4: Managing for Sustainability in Arizona, USA: Linking Climate, Water Management and Growth

Chapter 5: Optimization Modeling for Sustainable Groundwater and Conjunctive Use Policy Development

Chapter 6: Multiobjective Analysis for Sustainability -- Conjunctive Use Planning of Groundwater and Surface Water

Chapter 7: Uncertainties and Risks in Water Resources Projects

Chapter 8: Climate Change Effects and Water Management Options

Chapter 9: Water Sustainability: The Potential Impact of Climate Change

Chapter 10: Water Supply Security: an Introduction

Chapter 11: Water Resources Sustainability Issues in South Korea

Chapter 12: Water-Based Sustainable Integrated Regional Development

Chapter 13: Community Management of Rural Water Systems in Ghana: Postconstruction Support and Water and Sanitation Committees in Brong Ahafo and Volta Regions

Chapter 14: Is Privatization of Water Utilities Sustainable? Lessons from the European Experience

INDEX