Water Resources Sustainability / Edition 1

Water Resources Sustainability / Edition 1

by Larry Mays
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071462309

ISBN-13: 9780071462303

Pub. Date: 08/25/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Expert insights into one of the major issues of the 21st Century

Written by a team of leading experts, this resource provides the latest information and thinking on the globally-critical subject of water sustainability and management. The author includes methods for analyzing water resource needs, modeling, supply reliability, irrigation, and optimization.

Overview

Expert insights into one of the major issues of the 21st Century

Written by a team of leading experts, this resource provides the latest information and thinking on the globally-critical subject of water sustainability and management. The author includes methods for analyzing water resource needs, modeling, supply reliability, irrigation, and optimization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071462303
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/25/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction: Water Sustainability

Chapter 2: Water Sustainability: Parallels of Past Civilizations and The Present

Chapter 3: Water Resources Sustainability: An Ecological-Economics Perspective

Chapter 4: Managing for Sustainability in Arizona, USA: Linking Climate, Water Management and Growth

Chapter 5: Optimization Modeling for Sustainable Groundwater and Conjunctive Use Policy Development

Chapter 6: Multiobjective Analysis for Sustainability -- Conjunctive Use Planning of Groundwater and Surface Water

Chapter 7: Uncertainties and Risks in Water Resources Projects

Chapter 8: Climate Change Effects and Water Management Options

Chapter 9: Water Sustainability: The Potential Impact of Climate Change

Chapter 10: Water Supply Security: an Introduction

Chapter 11: Water Resources Sustainability Issues in South Korea

Chapter 12: Water-Based Sustainable Integrated Regional Development

Chapter 13: Community Management of Rural Water Systems in Ghana: Postconstruction Support and Water and Sanitation Committees in Brong Ahafo and Volta Regions

Chapter 14: Is Privatization of Water Utilities Sustainable? Lessons from the European Experience
INDEX

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