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  1. Adaptive Multi-reservoir-based Flood Control and Management for the Yellow River

    Towards a Next Generation Software System - UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Shengyang Li

    The Yellow River experienced many major floods in the past, often with catastrophic effects for the North China Plain. After establishing the Yellow River Conservancy Commission (YRCC) of the Ministry of Water Resources, a number of reservoirs were constructed for flood control and water resources...

    Published June 25th 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Groundwater and Ecosystems

    Edited by Luis Ribeiro, Tibor Y. Stigter, Antonio Chambel, M. Teresa Condesso de Melo, Jose Paulo Monteiro, Albino Medeiros

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    Groundwater resources are facing increasing pressure from consuming and contaminating activities. There is a growing awareness that the quantitative and qualitative preservation of groundwater resources is a global need, not only to safeguard their future use for public supply and irrigation, but...

    Published June 12th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Water Governance, Policy and Knowledge Transfer

    International Studies on Contextual Water Management

    Edited by Cheryl De Boer, Joanne Vinke-de Kruijf, Gül Özerol, Hans Th. A. Bressers

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    In an increasingly global community of researchers and practitioners, new technologies and communication means have made the transfer of policies from one country or region to another progressively more prevalent. There has been a lot of attention in the field of public administration paid to...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Removal of Faecal Coliforms in Waste Stabilization Pond Systems and Eutrophic Lakes

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Ebenezer D. O. Ansa

    The reuse of domestic wastewater presents many challenges, including the risk of pathogen infection and algae is known to play a crucial role in the process of bacteria removal by raising the pH and dissolved oxygen concentration. However the role of algae is still not fully understood. The...

    Published May 15th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Risk and Uncertainty Analysis for Sustainable Urban Water Systems

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Krishna Bahadur Khatri

    A combination of future change pressures - including unprecedented growth in population, urbanization, socio-economic, and climate change - are imposing new stresses on the earth’s resources and society’s ability to maintain or improve infrastructure systems and environmental quality. While...

    Published April 30th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Sewer Processes

    Microbial and Chemical Process Engineering of Sewer Networks, Second Edition

    By Thorkild Hvitved-Jacobsen, Jes Vollertsen, Asbjørn Haaning Nielsen

    Since the first edition was published over a decade ago, advancements have been made in the design, operation, and maintenance of sewer systems, and new problems have emerged. For example, sewer processes are now integrated in computer models, and simultaneously, odor and corrosion problems caused...

    Published April 22nd 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Wetland Landscape Characterization

    Practical Tools, Methods, and Approaches for Landscape Ecology, Second Edition

    By Ricardo D. Lopez, John G. Lyon, Lynn K. Lyon, Debra K. Lopez

    Wetlands are, by their very nature, ephemeral and transitional, which makes them challenging to characterize. Yet the need for characterizing wetlands continues to grow, particularly as we develop a better understanding of the wealth of ecosystem services that they provide. Wetland Landscape...

    Published March 26th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Supplies

    Lessons from the Northeastern United States and Directions for Global Watershed Management

    Edited by Emily Alcott, Mark S Ashton, Bradford S Gentry

    Illuminating opportunities to develop a more integrated approach to municipal water system design, Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Supplies: Lessons from the Northeastern United States and Directions for Global Watershed Management explores critical factors in the...

    Published March 25th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society

    By Arjen Y. Hoekstra

    Water is not only used in the domestic context, but also in agriculture and industry in the production of commercial goods, from food to paper. The water footprint is an indicator of freshwater use that looks at both direct and indirect use of water by a consumer or producer. The water footprint of...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Groundwater around the World

    A Geographic Synopsis

    By Jean Margat, Jac van der Gun

    This book presents a unique and up-to-date summary of what is known about groundwater on our planet, from a global perspective and in terms of area-specific factual information. Unlike most textbooks on groundwater, it does not deal with theoretical principles, but rather with the overall picture...

    Published March 18th 2013 by CRC Press