Water and Environment addresses imbalances between availability and demand, degradation of surface and ground waters, inter-sectorial, inter-regional and international competition in water management. With contributions from internationally distinguished experts at the first Inter-Regional Conference on Environment-Water: Innovative Issues in Irrigation and Drainage.
Water and Environment will be invaluable to policy-makers, planners, irrigation engineers, researchers, and postgraduate students specializing in irrigation and canal engineering, water pollution and water quality. It will be indispensable to libraries and universities with courses in water quality, pollution and environmental engineering.
Table of Contents
Preface. Acknowledgment. Managing Water Quality. Managing Demand. Managing Supply in Irrigation Systems. Water Conservation and Hydrologic Behavior. Coping with Water Scarcity and Drought. Subject Index.
John Gowing and Luis Santos Pereira