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Sustainable Water Resource Development Using Coastal Reservoirs

Sustainable Water Resource Development Using Coastal Reservoirs Book
Author : T.G. Sitharam,Shu-Qing Yang,Roger Falconer,Muttucumaru Sivakumar,Brian Jones,Sreevalsa Kolathayar,Lim Sinpoh
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Release : 2020-08-17
ISBN : 0128180021
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Coastal reservoirs are viewed in many regions of the world as an emerging concept of storing fresh water when the river basin is in flood. Similar reservoirs (or impoundments) can be used to generate tidal renewable energy and/or provide the catalysis for urban regeneration. Constructed near the coast in natural river basins, these reservoirs have a smaller environmental footprint and are less obstructive than inland dams. Written by an international group of Civil, Environmental, and Geotechnical Engineers, Sustainable Water Resource Development using Coastal Reservoirs discusses the latest research and breakthroughs in their use, while offering expert advice into their sustainable design and construction. The perfect reference for researchers exploring the feasibility of this emerging technology or experienced professionals who wish to implement this technology as a water scarcity solution or a tidal renewable energy source or for urban regeneration, Sustainable Water Resource Development using Coastal Reservoirs provides an expert resource to the design, construction and use of coastal reservoirs. The reference begins with a brief but readable examination of water quantity, quality design and geotechnical considerations. The book includes international case studies to clearly illustrate the various uses, design, planning, construction, and operation methods. These case studies include projects such as: Afsluitdijk in the IJsselmeer, (Netherlands), Zuiderzee (Netherlands), Thanneermukkom Bund (India), Sihwa (South Korea), Saemangeum, (South Korea), Chenhang (China), Plover Cove (China), and Marina Barrage (Singapore). Explores the feasibility/design implications for Coastal Reservoirs based on estimation of runoff, detailed assessment of water demand and estimation of water quality Provides design schemes/procedures for the construction and operation of coastal reservoirs Includes case studies to illustrate the design, planning, construction and operations of coastal reservoirs from around the world

Sustainable Water Resource Development Using Coastal Reservoirs

Sustainable Water Resource Development Using Coastal Reservoirs Book
Author : T.G. Sitharam,Shu-Qing Yang,Roger Falconer,Muttucumaru Sivakumar,Brian Jones,Sreevalsa Kolathayar,Lim Sinpoh
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Release : 2020-07-29
ISBN : 012818003X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Coastal reservoirs are viewed in many regions of the world as an emerging concept of storing fresh water when the river basin is in flood. Similar reservoirs (or impoundments) can be used to generate tidal renewable energy and/or provide the catalysis for urban regeneration. Constructed near the coast in natural river basins, these reservoirs have a smaller environmental footprint and are less obstructive than inland dams. Written by an international group of Civil, Environmental, and Geotechnical Engineers, Sustainable Water Resource Development using Coastal Reservoirs discusses the latest research and breakthroughs in their use, while offering expert advice into their sustainable design and construction. The perfect reference for researchers exploring the feasibility of this emerging technology or experienced professionals who wish to implement this technology as a water scarcity solution or a tidal renewable energy source or for urban regeneration, Sustainable Water Resource Development using Coastal Reservoirs provides an expert resource to the design, construction and use of coastal reservoirs. The reference begins with a brief but readable examination of water quantity, quality design and geotechnical considerations. The book includes international case studies to clearly illustrate the various uses, design, planning, construction, and operation methods. These case studies include projects such as: Afsluitdijk in the IJsselmeer, (Netherlands), Zuiderzee (Netherlands), Thanneermukkom Bund (India), Sihwa (South Korea), Saemangeum, (South Korea), Chenhang (China), Plover Cove (China), and Marina Barrage (Singapore). Explores the feasibility/design implications for Coastal Reservoirs based on estimation of runoff, detailed assessment of water demand and estimation of water quality Provides design schemes/procedures for the construction and operation of coastal reservoirs Includes case studies to illustrate the design, planning, construction and operations of coastal reservoirs from around the world

Coastal Reservoir Technology and Applications

Coastal Reservoir Technology and Applications Book
Author : Shu-Qing Yang
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-02-18
ISBN : 0323911188
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Coastal Reservoir Technology and Applications presents the analyses showing that the world is not running out of water, but water is running out of river mouths—we need to work to harness this resource. Compared with inland water storages and desalination technology, coastal reservoirs are a nature-based water solution without disturbing the environment. This book mainly answers the questions of what the coastal reservoir technology is, where we should construct coastal reservoirs, and how to supply sufficient, high-quality and affordable water to the world with minimum environmental/social impacts. Chapter 1 reviews modes of water resources development in the history along with current problems and reasons. Chapter 2 discusses the definition of coastal reservoirs, its classifications and applications, and the SPP/downstream water management strategy. Other chapters analyse water crisis in every continent, as well as their water solutions. The possible coastal reservoir for each major river is suggested as well. Without freshwater, no one can survive. Likewise, without sufficient, high-quality and affordable freshwater, no community can achieve sustainable development. However, water is also a killer when it is too much (floods), too dirty (pollution), and too turbid. Different from other books, this resource shows how to solve these water problems. Coastal reservoirs and SPP strategy are suggested to develop floodwater in a safe way in coastal and inland regions, respectively. Solution of water-food-energy-ecosystem nexus needs a paradigm shift from upstream to downstream water management, i.e., from mountainous dams to coastal reservoirs, which conserves the precious, clean freshwater in seawater environment. Provides an analysis of every large river in the world to help users determine the feasibility of using a coastal reservoir in each location Presents a global coverage, including case studies where this technology has already been implemented Authored by a world expert on coastal reservoirs, with several patents in the area

New Developments in Materials for Infrastructure Sustainability and the Contemporary Issues in Geo environmental Engineering

New Developments in Materials for Infrastructure Sustainability and the Contemporary Issues in Geo environmental Engineering Book
Author : Shanzhi Shu,Liangcai He,Yao Kai
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-07-11
ISBN : 3319957740
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book contains research papers focusing on recent advances throughout the world in theories and technologies of geotechnical engineering and the relevant disciplines. Topics includes: numerical modeling, earthquake engineering, geomaterial application in soil improvement and geo-environmental engineering, foundation engineering, and geo-environmental engineering.. Papers were selected from the 5th GeoChina International Conference 2018 – Civil Infrastructures Confronting Severe Weathers and Climate Changes: From Failure to Sustainability, held on July 23 to 25, 2018 in HangZhou, China.

Wastewater Assessment Treatment Reuse and Development in India

Wastewater Assessment  Treatment  Reuse and Development in India Book
Author : Shalini Yadav,Abdelazim M. Negm,Ram Narayan Yadava
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2022-04-25
ISBN : 3030957861
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book contains up-to-date information and findings in research on the evaluation, treatment, reusability, and development of wastewater in India. The book covers the assessment for drinking water, including membrane filtration, supervision, and evaluation of wastewater, environmental pollution control, wastewater treatment and recycling, advanced bioremediation techniques and wastewater's impact on India. With this wide range of treatment and technologies of wastewater, this book is a source of invaluable information to guide Indian policy planners and makers to move forward to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 6.

Water Resources

Water Resources Book
Author : Ralph Wurbs
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2013-05-08
ISBN : 9535110926
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is a collection of innovative up-to-date perspectives on key aspects of water resources planning, development, and management of importance to both professional practitioners and researchers. Authors with outstanding expertise address a broad range of topics that include planning strategies, water quality modeling and monitoring, erosion prediction, freshwater inflows to estuaries, coastal reservoirs, irrigation management, aquifer recharge, and water allocation.

Asian and Pacific Coasts 2011

Asian and Pacific Coasts 2011 Book
Author : Joseph Hun-Wei Lee,Chiu-On Ng
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2011-11-24
ISBN : 981439713X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is a compilation of papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts (APAC2011) held on December 14?16, 2011 in Hong Kong, China. It contains more than 200 articles addressing a wide spectrum of issues, ranging from conventional coastal engineering problems (such as wave hydrodynamics and sediment transport) to issues of contemporary interest (such as tsunami, coastal development, climate change and seawater level rise, shoreline protection, marine energy, nearshore ecology, oil spill, etc.). Authors present their experiences in tackling these problems, by means of theoretical modeling, numerical simulation, laboratory and field observations, with an aim to advance fundamental understanding of the controlling mechanisms, as well as to develop solutions for practical designs. This volume serves to promote technological progress and activities, technical knowledge transfer and cooperation on an international scale. Contents:Beach Erosion and Sediment TransportClimate Change and Sea Level RiseCoastal Infrastructure DevelopmentsHydrodynamics of Offshore StructuresLowland Development and ReclamationMarine Ecology and EnvironmentsMarine and Offshore Wind EnergyOil Spill and Environmental HazardsPort Works (Dredging, Seawall Design, etc.)Sea Water IntrusionTsunami, Waves and TidesWastewater DisposalWetlands Readership: Scientists, engineers, researchers, and management professionals in the fields of coastal, ocean, port and marine engineering. Keywords:Coastal Engineering;Tsunami;Waves;Hydrodynamics;Marine Energy;Wetlands

Water Resources Management and Reservoir Operation

Water Resources Management and Reservoir Operation Book
Author : Ramakar Jha,Vijay P. Singh,Vivekanand Singh,L.B. Roy,Roshni Thendiyath
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-09-20
ISBN : 3030794008
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book explores many recent techniques including ANN, fuzzy logic, hydraulic models and IWRM utilized for integrated water resources management, a real challenge in India for obtaining high irrigation efficiency. The book deals with topics of current interest, such as climate change, floods, drought, and hydrological extremes. The impact of climate change on water resources is drawing worldwide attention these days; for water resources, many countries are already stressed and climate change along with burgeoning population, rising standard of living, and increasing demand are adding to the stress. Further, river basins are becoming less resilient to climatic vagaries. Fundamental to addressing these issues is hydrological modelling which is covered in this book Further, integrated water resources management is vital to ensure water and food security. Integral to the management is groundwater and solute transport. The book encompasses tools that will be useful to mitigate the adverse consequences of natural disasters.

Water Resources Management

Water Resources Management Book
Author : Vijay P Singh,Shalini Yadav,Ram Narayan Yadava
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-11-27
ISBN : 9811057117
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book contains two parts. The first part deals with some aspects of irrigation, encompassing farm irrigation systems, landscape gardening, energy assessment for drip irrigation, and micro-sprinklers. The second part is on water resources planning and management. It discusses water crisis, challenges in river health management, water supply systems, salt water intrusion, lake management, water supply demand assessment, integrated water resources management, among other topics. The book will be of interest to researchers and practitioners in the field of water resources, hydrology, environmental resources, agricultural engineering, watershed management, earth sciences, as well as those engaged in natural resources planning and management. Graduate students and those wishing to conduct further research in water and environment and their development and management may find the book to be of value.

Regional Management of Water Resources

Regional Management of Water Resources Book
Author : International Association of Hydrological Sciences. Scientific Assembly
Publisher : International Assn of Hydrological Sciences
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9781901502510
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download Regional Management of Water Resources book written by International Association of Hydrological Sciences. Scientific Assembly, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Sustainability Criteria for Water Resource Systems

Sustainability Criteria for Water Resource Systems Book
Author : Daniel P. Loucks,John S. Gladwell,International Hydrological Programme
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 1999-07-15
ISBN : 9780521560443
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

An international group of experts review guidelines for achieving sustainability in water resource systems.

Ecosystem Based Disaster and Climate Resilience

Ecosystem Based Disaster and Climate Resilience Book
Author : Mahua Mukherjee,Rajib Shaw
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-09-05
ISBN : 9811648158
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book provides an introduction to the critical role of ecosystem-based disaster risk resilience (Eco-DRR) for building community resilience to multiple environmental risks such as rising heat, water stress, and pollution. Blue-green infrastructure (BGI) is an Eco-DRR tool that is an under-explored paradigm and can respond as one common strategy to targets set by the Sustainable Development Goals (UNDP), Climate Agreements (UNEP), the Sendai Framework (UNISDR), and the New Urban Agenda (UNCHS). Highlighted here in a systematic way is the importance of blue-green infrastructures in resilience building. The purpose is to introduce readers to the challenging context of development and opportunity creation for Eco-DRR. The roles of policy, scientific research, and implementation are presented cohesively. An attractive proposition of the book is a collection of case studies from different parts of the world where integration of BGI is experimented with at various levels of success. It envisages that shared tacit experiences from the realm of practice will further strengthen explicit knowledge. The focus in this book is on need and context building, policy and science (investigation, analysis, and design), case studies, and a road map for the future in four successive parts. Each part is self-sufficient yet linked to its predecessor, successor, or both, as the case may be.

Sustainable Water Resources Planning and Management Under Climate Change

Sustainable Water Resources Planning and Management Under Climate Change Book
Author : Elpida Kolokytha,Satoru Oishi,Ramesh S.V. Teegavarapu
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-10-18
ISBN : 9811020515
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book discusses different aspects of water resources, ranging from hydrology and modeling to management and policy responses. Climate changes and the uncertainty of future hydrological regimes make sustainable water resources management a difficult task, requiring a set of approaches that address climate variability and change. The book focuses on three main themes: hydrological changes, adaptive decision-making for water resources, and institutional analysis and risk management. It discusses the applications and limitations of climate change models and scenarios related to precipitation projection, which predicts to the future availability of water. It also offers interesting examples from around the globe to describe the policy options for dealing with climate change. Addressing emerging issues that need to be resolved and techniques that can be applied for sustainable climate-change-sensitive water resources protection and management, this practical, state-of-the-art reference book is a valuable resource for researchers, students and professionals interested in sustainable water resources management in a changing climate.

Climate Change and Water Security

Climate Change and Water Security Book
Author : Sreevalsa Kolathayar,Arpita Mondal,Siau Chen Chian
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-11-18
ISBN : 9811655014
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book presents the select proceedings of the Virtual Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (VCDRR 2021). It emphasizes on the role of civil engineering for a disaster resilient society. It presents latest research on climate change and water security focusing on disaster risk reduction. Various topics covered in this book are climate change, stormwater management, flood risk analysis, drought management, water treatment, etc. This book is a comprehensive volume on disaster risk reduction (DRR) and its management for a sustainable built environment. This book is useful for the students, researchers, policy makers and professionals working in the area of civil engineering, climate change and disaster management.

Threats to Mangrove Forests

Threats to Mangrove Forests Book
Author : Christopher Makowski,Charles W. Finkl
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-04-20
ISBN : 3319730169
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book focuses on the worldwide threats to mangrove forests and the management solutions currently being used to counteract those hazards. Designed for the professional or specialist in marine science, coastal zone management, biology, and related disciplines, this work will appeal to those not only working to protect mangrove forests, but also the surrounding coastal areas of all types. Examples are drawn from many different geographic areas, including North and South America, India, and Southeast Asia. Subject areas covered include both human-induced and natural impacts to mangroves, intended or otherwise, as well as the efforts being made by coastal researchers to promote restoration of these coastal fringing forests.

Sustainability of Water Resources

Sustainability of Water Resources Book
Author : Goen Ho,Kuruvilla Mathew
Publisher : IWA Publishing
Release : 2004-12-01
ISBN : 9781843395027
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Water is essential for all life forms. It is a fundamental resource necessary for socio-economic development and for ecological sustainability. Good quality water is becoming scarce due to population growth and associated industrial development and pollution particularly in towns and cities. It is timely that the sustainability and management of water resources is widely discussed noting that water can be used an unlimited number of times with proper treatment. The papers in Sustainability of Water Resources, were originally presented at a meeting at Murdoch University on 13-14 November 2002, where new and innovative methods of treatment, better understanding and assessment of resources and their supporting ecosystems, and proper management for conservation were explored. The meeting was preceded by a two day workshop on 'Water for Cities' and participants from the workshop from the Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean regions contributed to lively discussion at the conference

Sustainable Housing

Sustainable Housing Book
Author : Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Environmental Audit Committee
Publisher : The Stationery Office
Release : 2006-03-30
ISBN : 9780215028099
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Following on from a previous Committee report on sustainable housing issues (HCP 135-I, session 2004-05; ISBN 0215021517) published in January 2005, this report considers recent developments, including the Government's decision to increase the proposed rate of new build housing from 150,000 to 200,000 per year by 2016. Issues discussed include: the likely effectiveness of the proposed voluntary Code for Sustainable Homes in terms of achieving well-designed, energy efficient sustainable buildings; whether the Government is doing enough to promote the Code within the building industry and the general public; fiscal measures needed to reward higher building quality and greater environmental performance; funding for the timely provision of infrastructure such as transport links, schools and hospitals in main growth areas; security of water supplies and whether the Government, the Environment Agency and the water companies are doing enough to educate people about water efficiency. Overall, the Committee's report recognises the need for additional housing capacity but criticises the Government's failure to acknowledge the valid concerns about the environmental impacts of its house building plans, and its lack of planning to ensure the necessary supporting infrastructure is put in place to establish sustainable communities.

Community Based Fisheries Management

Community Based Fisheries Management Book
Author : Devashish Kar
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-11-05
ISBN : 0128232471
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Community Based Fisheries Management: A Global Perspective unravels the different aspects of CBFM from different continents and countries. At a time when the population is significantly increasing, with resources decreasing, this resource is directly relevant to helping communities understand and improve fishery production management in a sustainably way. Sections explore various scientific literature on the impact of community-based fishing, participatory management of water bodies, methodologies for studies on community-based fisheries management, and interviews of workers working on community-based fisheries. This information will be most useful to fish farmers, aquaculturists, fish and fishery scientists, research scholars and anyone else interested in this field. Based on 30 years of scientific research, this resource emphasizes the need for the management of resources through the involvement of the local community while also providing a framework for participatory collaboration. Provides methods of data collection and statistical tools for data analysis Presents the basic procedures necessary to conduct a CBFM study Includes information on the impacts of climate change and economics

Future Challenges of Providing High Quality Water Volume I

Future Challenges of Providing High Quality Water   Volume I Book
Author : Jo-Ansie van Wyk,Richard Meissner,Hannatjie Jacobs
Publisher : EOLSS Publications
Release : 2009-08-10
ISBN : 1848262094
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Future Challenges of Providing High-Quality Water theme is a component of Encyclopedia of Water Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The Theme on Future Challenges of Providing High-Quality Water, explores the globalization of issues and challenges pertaining to the provision of high quality water in future, against the background of global climate change. This work in two volumes is aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, Managers, and Decision makers and NGOs.