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August 12, 2014
Editor(s):
Anton J. Schleiss, Giovanni de Cesare, Mario J. Franca, Michael Pfister
The behaviour of river systems is a result of the complex interaction between flow, sediments, morphology and habitats. Furthermore, rivers are often used as a source of water supply and energy producti on as well as a waterway for transportation. The main challenge faced by river engineers today, 
Published:
August 12, 2014
Editor(s):
Anton J. Schleiss, Giovanni de Cesare, Mario J. Franca, Michael Pfister
Despite the mechanisms of reservoir sedimentation being well known for a long time, sustainable and preventive measures are rarely taken into consideration in the design of new reservoirs. To avoid operational problems of powerhouses, sedimentation is often treated for existing reservoirs with 
Published:
August 12, 2014
Editor(s):
Anton J. Schleiss, Jürg Speerli, Roger Pfammatter
Every year the Swiss Commission for Flood Protection (KOHS) of the Swiss Association for Water Management (SWV) organizes a symposium where professionals, officers of public administrations, and researchers exchange their experiences on special topics and key projects in river engineering and 
Published:
August 06, 2014
Editor(s):
Megh R. Goyal
This valuable book, the third volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, focuses on sustainable micro irrigation management for trees and vines. It covers the principles as well as recent advances and applications of micro irrigation techniques. Specialists throughout 
Published:
August 04, 2014
Author(s):
Herman Depeweg, Krishna P. Paudel, Néstor Méndez V
Sediment transport in irrigation canals influences to a great extent the sustainability of an irrigation system. Unwanted erosion or deposition will not only increase maintenance costs, but may also lead to unfair, unreliable and unequitable distribution of irrigation water to the end users. Proper 
Published:
July 31, 2014
Author(s):
Chol Deng Thon Abel
Climate change, rapid population growth and urbanization are causing water shortage and pollution, especially in arid and semi-arid regions of the world due to the growing demand in different sectors and disposal of inadequately treated wastewater to water bodies. To tackle these challenges, 
Published:
July 24, 2014
Editor(s):
George A. Raftelis
A Strategy Guide for Water Utility Managers and Executives, and a Compendium of Best Financial Practices for Utility Financial Leaders, a "How-To" Guide for Rate and Finance Technicians and a Reference Point for Policymakers Detailing utility financial plans and rate structures, and highlighting 
Published:
July 23, 2014
Editor(s):
André Musy, Benoit Hingray, Cécile Picouet
This book presents the main hydrological methods and techniques used in the design and operation of hydraulic projects and the management of water resources and associated natural risks. It covers the key topics of water resources engineering, from the estimation of runoff volumes and unit 
Published:
July 22, 2014
Author(s):
Jos G. Timmerman
This book provides the necessary elements to determine exactly what information should be collected to make the collected information relevant for policy makers. It highlights the dissatisfaction of information users about the information they get and the reasons for this dissatisfaction. It also 
Published:
July 10, 2014
Editor(s):
Victor Roy Squires, Hugh Martin Milner, Katherine Anne Daniell
Worldwide development of agriculture and industry creates burgeoning demands on natural resources. Management of the rivers and the surrounding landscape is one of the important tasks for today and for the foreseeable future. Lessons learned from centuries of management (and mismanagement) have 

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