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Water Resources Management: Principles, Cases, and Regulations

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By: Neil S Grigg

McGraw Hill

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #56708 | ISBN: 007024782X
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This reference integrates principles of water resources management with applications to current water and environmental issues through case studies.


Part I: Water Management Principles: Management in the Water Industry.Hydrology and the Water Environment.Water Infrastructure and Systems.Planning and Decision-Making Processes.Systems Analysis, Models, and Decision Support Systems.Water and Environmental Law, Regulation, and Administration.Financial Planning and Management.Water Industry Structure.A Comprehensive Framework for Water Management.Part II: Problemsheds of Water Management: Case Studies.Water Supply and Environment: Denver Water's Two Forks Project.Flood Control, Floodplain Management, and Stormwater Management.Planning and Managing Water Infrastructure.Reservoir Operations and Management.Water Quality Management and Nonpoint Source Control.Water Administration: Allocation, Control, Transfers, and Compacts.Watersheds and Riverine Systems.Water Use Conservation and Efficiency.Groundwater Management.River Basin Planning and Coordination.Drought and Water Supply Management.Regionalization in Water Management.Water Management in Estuaries and Coastal Waters.Organization of Water Agencies.Water Management in the Western United States.Water Supply and Sanitation in Developing Countries.

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