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Watershed Management: Practice, Policies, and Coordination

Out of Print

Edited By: Robert J Reimhold

391 pages, Illus, figs, tabs, maps

McGraw Hill

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #70481 | ISBN: 0070522995
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This contemporary book explains the how's and why's of a watershed approach to managing water resources in a sustainable fashion. There are plenty of case studies to demonstrate how watershed management is being implemented around the world and modelling is used to illustrate how systems can be successfully managed in the future.


Watershed management - a holistic approach. Watersheds in the United States: the Neponset River - the protype of watershed management in Massachusetts; San Pasquale Valley - drinking water for San Diego; a Texas based watershed - satisfying the requirements of three different communities; imagineering applied to watershed management; the challenges of urban stormwater in watershed management; watershed management in a sole source aquifer. International: watershed management in the Himalayan foothills; watershed management in Thailand; the Pacific Rim perspectives in watershed management; the Nile river - headwaters to the Mediterranean; others.

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