Water resources : environmental planning, management, and development / Asit K. Biswas, editor-in-chief

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Subjects: Water quality management
Water-supply--Management
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : McGraw-Hill, c1997
LC Classification: T, TD
Physical Description: x, 737 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Contributors
Preface
Ch. 1. Water Development and Environment / Asit K. Biswas 1
Ch. 2. Land Use, Erosion, and Water Resources / David Pimentel, C. Harvey, P. Resosudarmo [et al.] 37
Ch. 3. Sedimentation / Everett V. Richardson 73
Ch. 4. Waterlogging and Salinity / Safwat Abdel-Dayem 99
Ch. 5. Groundwater and the Environment / Ashim Das Gupta 117
Ch. 6. Water-Quality Monitoring / Deborah V. Chapman 209
Ch. 7. Water-Quality Prediction and Management / Christian Jokiel, Daniel P. Loucks 249
Ch. 8. Eutrophication / Mitsuru Sakamoto 297
Ch. 9. Wastewater Reuse / Takashi Asano 381
Ch. 10. Inland Fisheries / U. Barg, I. G. Dunn, T. Petr [et al.] 439
Ch. 11. Aquatic Weeds / P. R. F. Barrett 477
Ch. 12. Institutional Principles for Sound Management of Water and Related Environmental Resources / Harald D. Frederiksen 529
Ch. 13. Economic Mechanisms for Managing Water Resources: Pricing, Permits, and Markets / K. William Easter, Nir Becker, Yacov Tsur 579
Ch. 14. Social Impacts / Thayer Scudder 623
Ch. 15. Resettlement / Thayer Scudder 667
Index 711
Additional Authors: Biswas, Asit K
Notes: LCCN: 96038133
ISBN: 0070054835 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 36103621
ISBN/ISSN: 0070054835