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Water Resources Handbook

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Larry W Mays

950 pages, Figs, tabs

McGraw Hill

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #56709 | ISBN: 0070411506
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In addition to the engineering aspects of water resources, legal, economic, financial and policy matters are also reviewed.


Part I: Principles for Water Resources.Water Resources: An Introduciton.Priciples of Flow of Water.Water Economics.Principles of Planning and Financing for Water Resources in the United States.Water Law.Systems Analysis.Uncertainty and Reliability Analysis.Part II: Water Resource Quality (Natural Systems) Water Quality.Lakes and Reservoirs.Rivers and Streams.Groundwater.Estuaries.Wetlands.Computer Models for Water-Quality Analysis.Part III: Water REsources Supply Systems.Surface Water Resource Systems.Groundwater Systems.Water Treatment Systems.Water Distribution.Wastewater-collection Systems.Wastewater Treatment.Water Reclamation and Reuse.Irrigation Systems.Water Demand Analysis.Part IV: Water Resources Excess Management.Hydrology for Water-Excess Management.Hydraulics for Excess Water Management.Urban Stormwater Management.Federal Perspective for Flood-Damage-Reduction Studies.Computer Models for Water-Excess Management.Part V: Water Resources for the Future.Global Climate Change: Effect on Hydrologic Cycle.Ecological Effects of Global climate Change on Freshwater Ecosystems with Emphasis on Streams and Rivers.Energy and Water.Water-Use Management: Permit and Water-Transfer Systems.Decision support Systems (DDS) for Water-Resources Management.

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