Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Infrastructure Management: 2nd Edition (e-Book) book cover

Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Infrastructure Management

2nd Edition

By Neil S. Grigg

CRC Press

365 pages

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Description

Urban water services are building blocks for healthy cities, and they require complex and expensive infrastructure systems. Most of the infrastructure is out of sight and tends to be taken for granted, but an infrastructure financing crisis looms in the United States because the systems are aging and falling behind on maintenance. A road map for pu

Table of Contents

Urban Water Infrastructure for Healthy Cities. Managing Water Systems and Services. Asset Management for Urban Water Systems. Capital Improvement Planning and Programming. Engineering and Construction for the Infrastructure Life Cycle. Financial Management for Urban Water Systems. High-Performance Operation of Water Systems. Risk Management and Disaster Preparedness. Maintenance and Renewal of Water Infrastructure. Information Technology for Water Infrastructure. Legal and Regulatory Controls on Urban Water Systems. Managing Infrastructure in the Water Industry. Appendix A: List of Acronyms. Appendix B: Urban Water Infrastructure Research. Index.

About the Author

Neil S. Grigg is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado State University, where he focuses on water resources and infrastructure management. At Colorado State, he has been the head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and director of the Colorado Water Resources Research Institute and Water Center. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, Auburn University, and Colorado State University and is a registered professional engineer in three states.

In addition to university work, Dr. Grigg has been a consulting engineer and state environmental official, and he has worked on a number of government policy and advisory panels. His current research is concentrated on urban water infrastructure, especially distribution systems management. He publishes widely on topics that range across water resources and infrastructure.

Dr. Grigg has been honored in selection for a number of important responsibilities. He is a life member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Water Works Association. He is a diplomate of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers and a charter member of the Pan American Academy of Engineering. He serves the U.S. Supreme Court as River Master of the Pecos River, and in 2011 he chaired two national flood control panels, one for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the other for the National Institute of Building Sciences.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply