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  1. Hydraulic and Operational Performance of Irrigation Schemes in View of Water Saving and Sustainability

    Sugar Estates and Community Managed Schemes in Ethiopia

    By Zeleke Agide Dejen

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The rate of global increase in water abstraction for irrigation has been declining since the 1970’s due to declining potentials for large and medium-scale irrigation developments, and is expected to further decline in the next decades. As such the significant proportion of the expected increase in...

    Published April 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Micro and Small Enterprises, Water and Developing Countries

    A Challenge for Sustainability in Colombia

    By Gloria Ana María Mónica Sanz Galindo

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The relationship between environmental agencies and polluters is especially challenging in the context of micro and small sized enterprises (McSEs) in developing countries. The focus is mainly at end-of-pipe solutions that are usually unaffordable for McSEs. In order to engage them in achieving...

    Published April 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Understanding Catchment Processes and Hydrological Modelling in the Abay/Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia

    By Sirak Tekleab Gebrekristos

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The Abay / Upper Blue Nile basin contributes the largest share of discharge to the river Nile. However, the basin exhibits large spatio-temporal variability in rainfall and runoff. Moreover, human activities also impact hydrological processes through intensive agriculture, overgrazing and...

    Published April 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Trace Elements in Abiotic and Biotic Environments

    By Alina Kabata-Pendias, Barbara Szteke

    Trace Elements in Abiotic and Biotic Environments helps readers understand the fundamental principles and phenomena that control the transfer of trace elements. This book describes the occurrence and behavior of trace elements in rocks, soil, water, air, and plants, and also discusses the...

    Published April 7th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. The Drilling Manual, Fifth Edition

    Edited by Australian Drilling Industry Training Committee Limited

    An Invaluable Reference for Members of the Drilling Industry, from Owner–Operators to Large Contractors, and Anyone Interested In Drilling Developed by one of the world’s leading authorities on drilling technology, the fifth edition of The Drilling Manual draws on industry expertise to provide the...

    Published April 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Surface and Subsurface Runoff Generation Processes in a Poorly Gauged Tropical Coastal Catchment

    A Study from Nicaragua

    By Heyddy Calderon Palma

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    Hydrological research in humid tropics is particularly challenging because of highly variable hydrological conditions and high socio-economic stresses caused by rapid population increase, as is the case of Nicaragua. The objective of this research is to understand the surface and subsurface runoff...

    Published March 31st 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Dam Protections against Overtopping and Accidental Leakage

    Edited by Miguel Ángel Toledo, Rafael Morán, Eugenio Oñate

    In the last decades, the technology of dam protection has undergone major advancements. The increasing demand for safety in modern society has created the need for cost-effective measures to protect critical infrastructure such as dams. This situation has resulted in the drafting of new regulations...

    Published March 31st 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Power Engineering, Control and Information Technologies in Geotechnical Systems

    Edited by Genadiy Pivnyak, Oleksandr Beshta, Mykhaylo Alekseyev

    Efficient and rational use of energy is one of the main challenges at present to develop a sustainable society. Long-term economic growth is only possible with the application of technological improvements in the use of energy. This book is discussing geotechnical systems with large potential for...

    Published March 27th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. Greywater Reuse

    By Amit Gross, Adi Maimon, Yuval Alfiya, Eran Friedler

    Greywater Reuse examines the features and implications of greywater reuse scientifically, quantitatively, and thoroughly. Based on the authors’ extensive studies of treatment facilities in urban and rural environments, development of greywater treatment systems, and research of potential...

    Published March 26th 2015 by CRC Press

  10. Progress in Environmental Engineering

    Water, Wastewater Treatment and Environmental Protection Issues

    Edited by Janusz Tomaszek, Piotr Koszelnik

    Progress in Environmental Engineering contains theoretical and experimental contributions on water purification, new concepts andmethods of wastewater treatment, and ecological problems in freshwater ecosystems. The issues dealt with in the book include: (i) Causes and control of activated sludge...

    Published March 25th 2015 by CRC Press