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Water Bankruptcy in the Land of Plenty

Water Bankruptcy in the Land of Plenty

Franck Poupeau, Hoshin Gupta, Aleix Serrat-Capdevila, Maria A. Sans-Fuentes, Susan Harris, László G. Hayde
June 23, 2016

As the American Southwest faces its deepest drought in history, this book explores the provocative notion of “water bankruptcy” with a view towards emphasizing the diversity and complexity of water issues in this region. It bridges between the narratives of growth and the strategies or policies...

Introduction to Hydrogeology, Third Edition: Unesco-IHE Delft Lecture Note Series

Introduction to Hydrogeology, Third Edition: Unesco-IHE Delft Lecture Note Series

J.C. Nonner
November 04, 2015

Providing an introduction to the crucially important topic of groundwater, this text covers all major fields of hydrogeology and includes outlines of the occurrence of groundwater in various rock types, the movement and storage of groundwater, the formulation of groundwater balances, the...

Sediment Transport in Irrigation Canals: A New Approach

Sediment Transport in Irrigation Canals: A New Approach

Herman Depeweg, Krishna P. Paudel, Néstor Méndez V
October 01, 2014

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...

A New Approach to Sediment Transport in the Design and Operation of Irrigation Canals: UNESCO-IHE Lecture Note Series

A New Approach to Sediment Transport in the Design and Operation of Irrigation Canals: UNESCO-IHE Lecture Note Series

Herman Depeweg, Néstor Méndez V
April 05, 2007

The transport of sediment greatly influences the sustainability of an irrigation system. Erosion and deposition not only increase maintenance costs, but may result in an inequitable and inadequate distribution of irrigation water. Understanding the behaviour and transport of sediment allows...

Introduction to Urban Water Distribution: Unesco-IHE Lecture Note Series

Introduction to Urban Water Distribution: Unesco-IHE Lecture Note Series

Nemanja Trifunovic
March 09, 2006

Focusing primarily on understanding the steady-state hydraulics that form the basis of hydraulic design and computer modelling applied in water distribution, Introduction to Urban Water Distribution elaborates the general principles and practices of water distribution in a straightforward way. The...

Deterministic Methods in Systems Hydrology: IHE Delft Lecture Note Series

Deterministic Methods in Systems Hydrology: IHE Delft Lecture Note Series

James C.I. Dooge, Philip O'Kane
January 01, 2003

Deterministic Methods in Systems Hydrology presents the basic theory underlying the multitude of parameter-rich models which dominate the hydrological literature. Its objectives are to introduce the elements of systems science as applied to hydrological problems; to present flood prediction and...

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