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Sustainable Management for Dams and Waters

By: William R Jobin

265 pages, Illus

Lewis Publishers

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #70594 | ISBN: 1574440624
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Drawing on lessons learned in the past, this book presents a new approach to the rehabilitation and sustainable management of water resources. The book looks at current approaches, such as restoration of primeval fish populations as a new focus for river and harbour restoration. New data on declines in property values from contaminated lakes are presented to assist in planning restoration projects. The book also outlines sustainable alternatives for coastal communities who want to change their water and sewage systems to control costs.


Sustainable Use of Water Resources Introduction Sustainable Societies and Water Resources Sustainable Cultures Steady Destruction of Natural Resources Dams, Canals, and River Basins Canada James Bay St. Lawrence Seaway New England Climate and Hydrology Massachusetts Bay Rhode Island Sound Long Island Sound Summary The West Columbia River Colorado River City of Denver and South Platte River Missouri River Caribbean Region Puerto Rico Mexico The South Brazil and Paraguay Argentina Summary Citizen Watershed Associations Dam Designers and Water Planners Mistakes Faulty Environmental Designing Concepts Solutions Ecological Principles for Water Planning Guidelines for Dam Engineering The End of It All Epilogue Index Back Cover Copy

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