This three volume series presents a broad and integrated approach to water management, purification, and conservation in arid climates. Volume one includes an introductory chapter on water problems and water resources in arid climates followed by specific chapters covering various aspects of water management. Volumes two and three deal with water purification and water conservation, respectively. Many textbooks on water issues normally deal with only one of these areas. This series covers all three areas with an emphasis on the problems faced by arid regions.
The three volume series will appeal to industry specialists in desalination and wastewater treatment, irrigation engineers, graduate and undergraduate students in hydrology, water management and conservation professionals, government personnel involved in water resources development, decision makers, environmentalists, employees of the petrochemical industry, and individuals wishing to specialize in water management, purification and conservation.
Table of Contents
VOLUME I: Water Management, Purification, and Conservation in Arid Climates. An Overview of Groundwater Management in Arid Climates. Groundwater Management Strategies in Arid Climates. Development and Management of Groundwater Aquifers in Deserts. Groundwater Management in Coastal Aquifers. Integrated Management of Irrigation and Drainage Systems in Arid Areas. Integrated Catchment Management in Arid Climates. Sustainable Urban Water Systems: Challenges and Innovations. Aspects of On-Farm Water Management in Smallholder Irrigation Systems of Arid Regions. Decision Support Systems for Water Planning and Operation in Irrigation. Computerized Irrigation Scheduling. Growing Degree Day-Based Irrigation Scheduling for Arid Climates. New Technology for Variable-Rate Management of Center-Pivot Irrigation. Water Quality and Management Strategies of Mountain Reservoirs in Arid Northern Oman. Construction Problems in Traditional Irrigation Systems: A Case Study from the Aflaj of Oman. Index. VOLUME II: Desalination and Wastewater Treatment to Augment Water Resources. Application of Biotechniques to Water Purification: Principles and Methods. Membrane Techniques in Water Treatment and Renovation. Water Management, Purification and Conservation in Arid Climates. Membrane Techniques in Wastewater Treatment. Nanofiltration of Pulp and Paper Effluents. Three Stage Purification of Local Raw Water. Use of Polymers in New Water Purification Processes. Water Desalination in the Arabian Gulf Region. Purification of Arabian Gulf High-Salinity Water by Aromatic Polyamide Hollow Fiber Membranes. Recent Developments in Solar Desalination. Solar Desalination for Remote and Arid Zones. Water Supply and Treatment for Power Station Operation. VOLUME III: Water Conservation: What Can We Do? The Conservation of Water through Wastewater Reclamation and Urban Nonpotable Reuse. Rainwater Harvesting and Recycling. Natural and Recycled Water Quality in the Arid Zone: Real and Perceived Dangers. Sustainable Groundwater Allocation through Simulation/Optimization Techniques. Technologies for Domestic Wastewater Treatment and Reuse. Opportunities and Problems of Wastewater Reuse. Wastewater Disinfection: Assessment of Available Technologies for Water Reclamation. Aridity and Water Resources of the Arabian Peninsula. Design Criteria and Effectiveness of Recharge Dams in Arid Climates. Irrigation and Wastewater Reuse: A Case Study from Oman.