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Water Resources Planning


By: Andrew A Dzurik

345 pages, Figs, tabs

Rowman & Littlefield

Hardback | Nov 2002 | Edition: 3 | #139991 | ISBN: 0742517446
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Popular US textbook for advanced undergraduate and introductory graduate courses. It covers wetlands, new federal rules for stormawater management, international water resources planning, and efforts to revive the Everglades.

The author's presentation is balanced, his references are current, and his treatment of the legal and economic aspects of water resources planning and management is particularly good... Well suited to the student population for which it is intended. -Environment (on the previous edition) "Provides a clear, professional, and comprehensive picture of water resources planning, and would serve as an excellent textbook or reference volume." -Professional Geographer (on the previous edition)


Introduction; Hydrologic Fundamentals; Water Law; Federal Water Agencies and Legislation; State and Local Water Agencies and Legislation; The Planning Process; Economic Analysis; Water Use and Supply; Water Quality; Floodplain Management; Stormwater Planning and Management; Models in Water Resources Plannning; Other Planning Issues; Future Directions; Glossary; Appendix A: Information Sources; Appendix B: Selected Water Resources Web Sites; Appendix C: English-Metric Conversion Factors for Common Units.

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Andrew A. Dzurik is professor of environmental engineering at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Florida State University in Tallahassee.

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