1st Edition

Handbook of Engineering Hydrology
Environmental Hydrology and Water Management

Edited By

Saeid Eslamian

ISBN 9781466552494
Published March 21, 2014 by CRC Press
606 Pages 187 B/W Illustrations

USD $180.00

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Book Description

While most books examine only the classical aspects of hydrology, this three-volume set covers multiple aspects of hydrology, and includes contributions from experts from more than 30 countries. It examines new approaches, addresses growing concerns about hydrological and ecological connectivity, new quantitative and qualitative managing techniques and considers the worldwide impact of climate change.

It also provides updated material on hydrological science and engineering, discussing recent developments as well as classic approaches. Published in three books, Fundamentals and Applications; Modeling, Climate Change, and Variability; and Environmental Hydrology and Water Management, the entire set consists of 87 chapters, and contains 29 chapters in each book.

The chapters in this book contain information on:

• The anthropocenic aquifer, groundwater vulnerability, and hydraulic fracturing, and environmental problems

• Disinfection of water, environmental engineering for water and sanitation systems, environmental nanotechnology, modeling of wetland systems, nonpoint source and water quality modeling, water pollution control using low-cost natural wastes, and water supply and public health and safety

• Environmental flows, river managed system for flood defense, stormwater modeling and management, tourism and river hydrology, and transboundary river basin management

• The historical development of wastewater management, sediment pollution, and sustainable wastewater treatment

• Water governance, scarcity, and security

• The formation of ecological risk on plain reservoirs, modification in hydrological cycle, sustainable development in integrated water resources management, transboundary water resource management, and more

Students, practitioners, policy makers, consultants and researchers can benefit from the use of this text.

Table of Contents

Anthropocenic Aquifer: New Thinking

Anthony Richard Turton and Frederik Stefanus Botha

Artificial Recharge Experiences in Semiarid Areas

Noureddine Gaaloul and Saeid Eslamian

Disinfection of Water and Nanotechnology

Seyedeh Matin Amininezhad, Sayed Mohamad Amininejad, and Saeid Eslamian

Environmental Engineering for Water and Sanitation Systems

Bosun Banjoko

Environmental Flows

Sara Shaeri Karimi, Mehdi Yasi, Jonathan Peter Cox, and Saeid Eslamian

Environmental Nanotechnology

Saeid Eslamian, Raheleh Malekian, and Mohammad Javad Amiri

Formation of Ecological Risk on Plain Reservoirs

Svetlana Dvinskikh, Alexander Kitaev, Victor Noskov, and Olga Larchenko

Groundwater Vulnerability

Jason J Gurdak

Historical Development of Wastewater Management

Giovanni De Feo, Georgios Pericles Antoniou, Larry Wesley Mays, Walter Dragoni, Hilal Franz Fardin, Fatma El-Gohary, Pietro Laureano, Eleni Ioannis Kanetaki, Xiao Yun Zheng, and Andreas Nikolaos Angelakis

Hydrofracturing and Environmental Problems

Bosun Banjoko

Modeling of Wetland Systems

Jennifer M Olszewski and Richard H McCuen

Modifications in Hydrological Cycle

Jayantilal N Patel

Nonpoint Source and Water Quality Modeling

Zhonglong Zhang

River Managed System for Flood Defense

Akram Deiminiat and Saeid Eslamian

Sediment Pollution

Qin Qian

Stormwater Modeling and Management

Xuheng Kuang

Stormwater Modeling and Sustainable Management in Highly Urbanized Areas

J Bryan Ellis and Christophe Viavattene

Integrated Water Resource Management and Sustainability

Husain Najafi and Ehsan Tavakoli-Nabavi

Sustainable Wastewater Treatment

Erik Grönlund

Tourism and River Environment

Akram Deiminiat, Hassan Shojaee Siuki, and Saeid Eslamian

Transboundary River Basin Management

David Stephenson and Eva Sbrana

Transboundary Water Resource Management

Inga Jacobs and Anthony Richard Turton

Updating the Hydrological Knowledge: A Case Study

Olga Eugenia Scarpati, Eduardo Kruse, Marcela Hebe Gonzalez, Alberto Ismael Juan Vich, Alberto Daniel Capriolo, and Ruben Mario Caffera

Water Governance

Colin Green and Saeid Eslamian

Water Pollution Control Using Low-Cost Natural Wastes

Faezeh Eslamian and Saeid Eslamian

Water Resources Assessment in a River Basin Using AVSWAT Model

Aavudai Anandhi, VV Srinivas, and D Nagesh Kumar

Water Scarcity

RB Singh and Dilip Kumar

Water Security: Concept, Measurement, and Operationalization

Chansheng He, Lanhui Zhang, Xifeng Zhang, and Saeid Eslamian

Water Supply and Public Health and Safety

Theodore C Crusberg


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Saeid Eslamian is an associate professor of hydrology at Isfahan University of Technology, Iran. He received his BS in water engineering from Isfahan University of Technology in 1986, his master’s degree in hydrology and water resources at Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran in 1989, and his PhD in civil engineering at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 1995. He is the founder and chief editor of the International Journal of Hydrology Science and Technology and the Journal of Flood Engineering, and has contributed to more than 300 publications. He has received two ASCE and EWRI awards from the United States, and an outstanding researcher award from Iran.


"The work has a variety of strengths including well known and respected authors… The selection of topics is both complete and timely. In my opinion, everyone in the field of hydrology will need easy access to this book since it is the only book that I am aware that provides a holistic view of a critical subject."
––Richard H. French, Research Prof. Emeritus, Division of Hydrologic Sciences, Desert Research Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

"This handbook is well updated and it covers various aspects of environmental issues, climate change, water resources development and water resources management. Moreover, this handbook contains new techniques used in statistical hydrology, such as Multi-variate L-moments, copula, and geostatistics, as well as new information-based techniques such as the application of IT in hydrology."
––Stanislaw Halas, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland

"…written in a professional manner. The list of references is sufficiently comprehensive… From the contents of particular volumes it seems that the book shall cover all main problems of modern hydrology."
––Jan Dowgiallo, Inst. Geol. Sci Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

"The book is written by more than 200 authors from all over the world, who are well-known experts in their fields of study. To my mind, this is the advantage of the book; it is based on the case studies of different geographical locations, climate, geology and hydrology. It allows the reader to find the proper information concerning specific natural conditions and also to widen the knowledge about hydrology of foreign countries."
––Dr. Natalia A. Vinograd, St.Petersburg State University, Russia

"With the utilization of modern technology and research studies, this handbook is definitely a gem for those interested in advanced engineering hydrology. … Each volume covers renowned research studies and topics from many different fields, thus providing a complete guidance to hydrological science and engineering."
––Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nittaya Wangwongwiroj, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

"I think this handbook can be considered as a serious work… This volume can be useful as a handbook of isotopes application in hydrology for people who are starting [their] investigation in hydrology.
––Dr. Dinara Abbasova