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Sustainable Management for Dams and Waters

1st Edition

By William R. Jobin

CRC Press

288 pages

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Description

Category

Ecology

Subcategories

Civil Engineering/Water Pollution/Public Health

Table of Contents

Sustainable Use of Water Resources

Introduction

Sustainable Societies and Water Resources

Sustainable Cultures

Steady Destruction of Natural Resources

Dams, Canals, and River Basins

Canada

James Bay

St. Lawrence Seaway

New England

Climate and Hydrology

Massachusetts Bay

Rhode Island Sound

Long Island Sound

Summary

The West

Columbia River

Colorado River

City of Denver and South Platte River

Missouri River

Caribbean Region

Puerto Rico

Mexico

The South

Brazil and Paraguay

Argentina

Summary

Citizen Watershed Associations

Dam Designers and Water Planners

Mistakes

Faulty Environmental Designing Concepts

Solutions

Ecological Principles for Water Planning

Guidelines for Dam Engineering

The End of It All

Epilogue

Index

Back Cover Copy

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply