Water Resources Management: Principles, Regulations, And Cases
Water Resources Management: Principles, Regulations, and Cases
Managing water effectively means reconciling the often conflicting goals of conservation, irrigation, drainage, supply, flood control, hydropower, waste, recreation, and other needs. Water Resources Management: Principles, Cases, and Regulations gives you a complete framework for mastering the technical, financial, legal, political, regulatory, and administrative demands of today's complex water industry. Stressing how to gain political and managerial water project support, infrastructure engineer Neil S. Grigg also serves up over 50 real-world case studies that help you manage the problems of water supply and environment, flood control, drought, reservoir operations, water quality, watersheds and wetlands, estuaries and coastal waters, and much more.
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A blueprint for 21st-Century Water Management This practical reference presents a proven water management system that can be applied to a wide range of water industry problems. Comprehensive in scope, it thoroughly explains the key principles guiding the water industry, and then illustrates their applications to current water and environment issues with more than 50 real-world case histories. The integrated approach used in this book will be beneficial to water industry professionals who need to understand the complex details of today's water resource systems and...