BooknewsSynthesizing and expanding the many studies of urban water runoff that concentrate on specific locales or on the design of a single control method, provides civil engineers, city planners, and other professionals with information applicable to various regions and to planning on a watershed-wide basis. Discusses the sources and effects of pollutants; the development of management plants and the design of controls; and how to account for variety in such aspects as water use objectives, local climatology, regulation, and financing and cost. Also explains procedures for comparing various types of controls for suitability and cost effectiveness in a particular area. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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