Watershed Management: Planning for the 21st Century: Proceedings of the Symposium Organized by the Watershed Management Committee of the Water Resources Engineering Division, American Society of Civil Engineers, in Conjunction with the Asce's

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This volume features more than forty peer-reviewed papers of current approaches and new techniques to watershed management in the United States. Watershed management in the forest industry, urban watersheds, and land use effects are detailed, as are the runoff process, sediment, and non-profit sources. In addition, the book examines the Watershed Protection Program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and various standards on inter-governmental regulations within watersheds.
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Proceedings of the August 1995 conference, featuring some 40 papers on current approaches and new techniques in watershed management. Research details management techniques in the forest industry and urban watersheds, and discusses methods in measuring and modeling the runoff process, sediment, erosion, and non-point sources. Contains material on intergovernmental standards for regulations within watersheds, and examines the Watershed Protection Program of the US Environmental Protection Agency. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780784401026
  • Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Publication date: 10/28/1995
  • Pages: 442

Table of Contents

Soil Variability Effects on Watershed Runoff 1
Spatial Variation of Runoff and Erosion under Grass and Shrub Cover on a Semiarid Rangeland 11
Observations on the Rational Method C Value 21
Rainfall and Runoff for Southwestern Desert Watersheds: A Characterization 27
A Distributed Watershed Model for the Prediction of Annual Sediment Load 37
Estimating Soil Losses in a Colombian Watershed 47
Changes in Land Use and Sediment Yield of Fines 54
Effects of Forest Harvesting Practices on Streamflow-Sediment Relationships for Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Watersheds 64
A Watershed Scale Hydrologic Model for Drained Forested Land 73
Applying the WEPP Erosion Model to Timber Harvest Areas 83
SIMPLE: Sediment and Phosphorus Loading Model 93
The Shared Use of Transboundary Water Resources in the Middle East - An Historical Perspective 103
International Water Quality Standards Along the US-Mexico Border: A Progress Report 113
Sharing Transboundary Water Resources: A Review of Standards 124
Water Allocation Standards 124
Dimensionless Expression of Peak Flows From an Institutionalized Rainfall-Runoff Model 134
CHDM - Catchment Hydrology Distributed Model 144
Modeling Runoff and Baseflow with a Conceptual Model of Water Balance 155
Heavy Metal Transport Implications of Biotic Uptake in the Cour D'Alene River Basin 165
Sources of Greatest Acidity in a Coal-Mined Watershed 175
Investigations of Sources of Giardia and Cryptosporidium to Enhance Watershed Management for Wachusett Reservoir 185
A Historical Perspective of ASCE's Approach to Watershed Management 195
Decision Support System in Watershed Management 208
A Comprehensive Approach to Water Resources Management in the Halifax River Watershed: A Coastal Community 218
Integrated Resources Management of the Tempisque River Watershed in Costa Rica 227
Assessing Cumulative Effects in the Nemadji River Basin, Minnesota 239
Channel Degradation in Southeastern Nebraska Rivers 250
Monitoring the Effects of Sewage Sludge on a Pasture Ecosystem Grazed by Sheep in Southeastern Australia - Preliminary Results 260
Developing Watershed Plans in Managed Forests of the Pacific Northwest 270
Boise Cascade Corporation's Watershed Analysis Program 280
Managing Riparian Zones and Watersheds with State Forest Practice Programs 290
Mica Creek Cumulative Watershed Effects Study 300
Strategic Management Approach for Multiple Watersheds 310
Urban Runoff Quality and Quantity Modeling in a Subbasin of the Duwamish River Using XP-SWMM 320
Water Quality Master Planning in an Urban Watershed 330
Small Watershed Storm Water Management Programs 340
Neural Networks for Prediction of Watershed Runoff 348
A Systems Engineering Approach to Distributed Hydrologic Modeling 358
GIS based Delineation of Nutrient Source Areas Within Upland Agricultural Watersheds 367
Characterizing Root Zone Hydraulic Conductivity 378
The Kinetic Energy Field Under a Rainfall Simulator 388
Experiences In Estimating Curve Numbers from Rainfall Simulation Data 398
Detection of Effect of Urbanization on Storm Runoff 408
Estimating Yield from Watersheds Undergoing Changes 419
Detection of Land Use Effects in the Flows of the Bull Run River, Oregon 429
Subject Index 439
Author Index 443
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