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Water resources management

principles, regulations, and cases

by Neil S. Grigg

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- Economic aspects.,
  • Water-supply -- Management.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNeil S. Grigg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1691 .G75 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 540 p. :
    Number of Pages540
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL814078M
    ISBN 10007024782X
    LC Control Number95051376

    Sometimes water management involves changing practices, such as groundwater withdrawal rates, or allocation of water to different purposes. Pressurized water is used in water blasting and water jet cutters. Of the remaining one percent, a fifth is in remote, inaccessible areas and much seasonal rainfall in monsoonal deluges and floods cannot easily be used. Harmancioglu, a Professor of Hydrology and Water Resources, was actively involved in teaching and research at DEU Faculty of Engineering from to formerly the Aegean University from to The UN estimates that by there will be an additional 3.

    Millions of pumps of all sizes are currently extracting groundwater throughout the world. More and more they have to apportion diminishing supplies between ever-increasing demands. In all cases, manuscripts must address implications and provide insight regarding agricultural water management. Golf courses are often targeted as using excessive amounts of water, especially in drier regions. Traditional constituencies press the Corps to complete projects that have been planned for many years and campaign for new projects to serve traditional flood control and navigation purposes.

    Regarding food production, the World Bank targets agricultural food production and water resource management as an increasingly global issue that is fostering an important and growing debate. Water withdrawal can be very high for certain industries, but consumption is generally much lower than that of agriculture. The UN estimates that by there will be an additional 3. However, the practice is young, and options for its application in a wider range of Corps works are little explored. This situation can occur naturally under endorheic bodies of water, or artificially under irrigated farmland. In addition to problems of water quantity there are also problems of water quality.


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Water resources management book

The hyporheic zone often forms a dynamic interface between surface water and groundwater from aquifers, exchanging flow between rivers and aquifers that may be fully charged or depleted.

As population and development increase, raising water demand, the possibility of problems inside a certain country or region increases, as it happens with others outside the region. Other irrigation methods considered to be more efficient include drip or trickle irrigationsurge irrigationand some types of sprinkler systems where the sprinklers are operated near ground level.

Even if sewage is treated, problems still arise. Paul and West Palm Beach meetings included open public sessions in which representatives of other federal and state agencies participated. Brazil is estimated to have the largest supply of fresh water in the world, followed by Russia and Canada.

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Treated sewage forms sludge, which may be placed in landfills, spread out on land, incinerated or dumped at sea. In the past, water development has often proceeded in a single-sector fashion, with each group of users implementing its own plans without coordination with other groups, resulting in both conflict and inefficiency.

Some issues that are often insufficiently considered are salinization of groundwater and contaminant accumulation leading to water quality declines.

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