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New and Published Books

  1. Sediment Transport in Irrigation Canals

    A New Approach

    By Herman Depeweg, Krishna P. Paudel, Néstor Méndez V

    Series: UNESCO-IHE Delft Lecture Note Series

    Sediment transport in irrigation canals influences to a great extent the sustainability of an irrigation system. Unwanted erosion or deposition will not only increase maintenance costs, but may also lead to unfair, unreliable and unequitable distribution of irrigation water to the end users. Proper...

    Published September 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Water Scarcity, Livelihoods and Food Security

    Research and Innovation for Development

    Edited by Larry W. Harrington, Myles J. Fisher

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This volume reviews the evolution of ten years’ learning and discovery about water scarcity, livelihoods, and food security within the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food. It draws on the experiences of over 100 projects conducted in ten river basins in the developing world. ...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Hydrology

    A Science for Engineers

    Edited by André Musy, Benoit Hingray, Cécile Picouet

    This book presents the main hydrological methods and techniques used in the design and operation of hydraulic projects and the management of water resources and associated natural risks. It covers the key topics of water resources engineering, from the estimation of runoff volumes and unit...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  4. River Basin Management in the Twenty-First Century

    Understanding People and Place

    Edited by Victor Roy Squires, Hugh Martin Milner, Katherine Anne Daniell

    Worldwide development of agriculture and industry creates burgeoning demands on natural resources. Management of the rivers and the surrounding landscape is one of the important tasks for today and for the foreseeable future. Lessons learned from centuries of management (and mismanagement) have...

    Published July 9th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Key Concepts in Water Resource Management

    A Review and Critical Evaluation

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze

    Series: Earthscan Water Text

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Space-time Variation of Hydrological Processes and Water Resources in Rwanda

    Focus on the Migina Catchment, UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Omar Munyaneza

    Presenting the hydrological research carried out in the Migina catchment (260 km2), Southern Rwanda with the objective to explore the hydrological trends and climate linkages for catchments in Rwanda (26,338 km2), and to contribute to the understanding of dominant hydrological process interactions....

    Published June 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Fractured Rock Hydrogeology

    Edited by John M. Sharp

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    Fractured rocks extend over much of the world, cropping out in shields, massifs, and the cores of major mountain ranges. They also form the basement below younger sedimentary rocks; at depth; they represent a continuous environment of extended and deep regional groundwater flow. Understanding of...

    Published June 4th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Contesting Hidden Waters

    Conflict Resolution for Groundwater and Aquifers

    By W. Todd Jarvis

    Series: Earthscan Water Text

    The world increasingly relies on groundwater resources for drinking water and the provision of food for a growing population. The utilization of aquifer systems also extends beyond freshwater supply to include other resources such as heat extraction and the storage and disposal of substances. ...

    Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Design of Hydraulic Gates, 2nd Edition

    By Paulo C.F. Erbisti

    Revised and updated, this second edition of Design of Hydraulic Gates maintains the same goal as the original: to be used as a textbook and a manual of design of gates, presenting the main aspects of design, manufacture, installation and operation of hydraulic gates, while introducing new products,...

    Published May 28th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Assessing the Impacts of Environmental Changes on the Water Resources of the Upper Mara, Lake Victoria Basin

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Fidelis Ndambuki Kilonzo

    Growing population and unregulated access to forest land have exerted high pressure on the land and water resources of the recharge areas of the transboundary Mara river, in the Lake Victoria region leading to changes in land and water use patterns in the basin. This thesis considers the...

    Published May 28th 2014 by CRC Press