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Water resources sustainability [electronic resource] / [edited] by Larry W. Mays.

Colaborador(es): Mays, Larry W [].
Tipo de material: TextoTextoSeries McGraw-Hill's AccessEngineering: Editor: New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education LLC., c2007Descripción: xiv, 330 p. : ill., figs., tables.ISBN: 9780071462303 (print); 0071462309 (print).Tema(s): Water resources development | Water-supply -- Management | Water-supply engineering | Sustainable developmentClasificación CDD: 363.6/1 Recursos en línea: Haga clic para acceso en línea Also issued in print and PDF version.
Contenidos:
A. About the editor-in-chief -- B. Dedication -- C. Water environment federation -- D. Contributors -- E. Preface -- 1. Introduction: water sustainability -- Introduction -- What is water resources sustainability? -- Frameworks for civilizations to collapse -- Modern day examples of unsustainability -- The problems in developing nations -- Future targets for current global water challenges -- References -- 2. Water sustainability: parallels of past civilizations and the present -- Introduction -- Ancient megawater projects -- The beginning of the watering of the west -- The past and the future -- References -- 3. Water resources sustainability: an ecological-economics perspective -- Introduction -- An ecological-economics view of sustainability -- Measuring the ecological-economic value of water -- Toward sustainable management of water resources -- Where ecological economics takes us -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 4. Managing for sustainability in arizona, usa: linking climate, water management and growth -- Introduction -- Arizona's water resources and climate -- Arizona's water management framework -- Managing for sustainability—arizona's experience -- Concluding thoughts -- References -- 5. Optimization modeling for sustainable groundwater and conjunctive use policy development -- Introduction -- Simulation/optimization models -- Sustainable groundwater and conjunctive use under riparian rights—reasonable use doctrine -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Legal citations -- 6. Multiobjective analysis for sustainability—conjunctive use planning of ground water and surface water -- Introduction -- Governing equations -- Management objectives in conjunctive use projects -- Multiobjective optimization -- Linking simulation and optimization -- Multicriteria decision making -- Case study: san pedro river basin -- Concluding remarks -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 7. Uncertainties and risks in water resources projects -- Introduction -- Risk-based hydrosystems engineering and management -- Data requirements in risk-based approach -- Risk-based analysis considering intangible factors -- Risk-based design without flood damage information -- Uncertainty and reliability analyses -- Concluding remarks -- References -- 8. Climate change effects and water management options -- Introduction -- Climate change effects -- Water management options -- Uncertainties -- References -- Further reading -- 9. Water sustainablity: the potential impact of climate change -- Introduction -- Is there evidence of the effects of climate change on hydrology in the historical record? -- Future potential impacts on natural streamflow due to climate change -- Future potential impacts on californian water resources systems due to climate change -- Suggested future studies -- Conclusions -- References -- 10. Water supply security: an introduction -- History -- The water supply system: a brief description -- Why water supply systems? -- The threats -- Prior to september 11, 2001 -- Response to september 11, 2001 -- References -- 11. Water resources sustainability issues in south korea -- Introduction -- Research on urban flood disaster management -- Restoration of cheonggye-cheon -- Water security issues in korea -- Acknowledgments -- References.
12. Water-based sustainable integrated regional development -- Introduction -- Definitions -- Scope and scale issues in development: from chaos to integration -- Case for water-based sustainable integrated regional development -- Implementing water-based sird -- Turkey's southeastern anatolia project (gap): a real-world example -- Future directions and room for improvement -- References -- 13. Community management of rural water systems in ghana: postconstruction support and water and sanitation committees in brong ahafo and volta regions -- Introduction -- Background and study context -- Fieldwork -- Current status of water systems and watsan committees -- Postconstruction support and the functioning of watsan committees -- Discussion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 14. Is privatization of water utilities sustainable? Lessons from the european experience -- Introduction -- Liberalization and psi opportunities in the water sector: a framework for the analysis -- Alternative models for organizing wss services -- Assessment of sustainability of water liberalization models -- Private sector participation, water prices, and affordability -- Future scenarios: the way ahead -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 6. Chapter six -- Article 600. Electric signs and outline lighting -- Article 604. Manufactured wiring systems -- Article 605. Office furnishings -- Article 610. Cranes and hoists -- Article 620. Elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators, moving walks, platform lifts, and stairway chair lifts -- Article 625. Electrical vehicle charging systems -- Article 626. Electrified truck parking spaces -- Article 630. Electric welders -- Article 640. Audio signal processing, amplification, and reproduction equipment -- Article 645. Information technology equipment -- Article 646. Modular data centers -- Article 647. Sensitive electronic equipment -- Article 650. Pipe organs -- Article 660. X-ray equipment -- Article 665. Induction and dielectric heating equipment -- Article 668. Electrolytic cells -- Article 669. Electroplating -- Article 670. Industrial machinery -- Article 675. Electrically driven or controlled irrigation machines -- Article 680. Swimming pools, fountains, and similar installations -- Article 682. Natural and artificially made bodies of water -- Article 685. Integrated electrical systems -- Article 690. Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems -- Article 692. Fuel cell systems -- Article 694. Wind electric systems -- Article 695. Fire pumps -- 7. Chapter seven -- Article 700. Emergency systems -- Article 701. Legally required standby systems -- Article 702. Optional standby systems -- Article 705. Interconnected electric power production sources -- Article 708. Critical operations power systems (COPS) -- Article 720. Circuits and equipment operating at less than 50 volts -- Article 725. Class 1, class 2, and class 3 remote-control, signaling, and power-limited circuits -- Article 727. Instrumentation tray cable: type ITC -- Article 728. Fire-resistive cable systems -- Article 750. Energy management systems -- Article 760. Fire alarm systems -- Article 770. Optical fiber cables and raceways -- 8. Chapter eight -- Article 800. Communications circuits -- Article 810. Radio and television equipment -- Article 820. Community antenna television and radio distribution systems -- Article 830. Network-powered broadband communications systems -- Article 840. Premises-powered broadband communications systems -- 9. Chapter nine -- Tables -- Informative annex a. Product safety standards -- Informative annex b. Application information for ampacity calculation -- Informative annex c. Conduit and tubing fill tables for conductors and fixture wires of the same size -- Informative annex d. Examples -- Informative annex e. Types of construction -- Informative annex f. Availability and reliability for operations power systems; and development and implementation of functional performance tests (FPTS) for critical operations power systems -- Informative annex g. Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) -- Informative annex h. Administration and enforcement -- Informative annex i. Recommended tightening torque tables from UL standard 486a-b -- Informative annex j. ADA standards for accessible design.
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"SECURITY ISSUES DISCUSSED IN DETAIL" -- Cover

"SUSTAINABILITY AND NATURAL DISTASTERS" -- Cover

"MANAGING WATER RESOURCES FOR SUBTAINABILITY" -- Cover

"CLIMATE AND SUSTAINABILITY" -- Cover

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

A. About the editor-in-chief -- B. Dedication -- C. Water environment federation -- D. Contributors -- E. Preface -- 1. Introduction: water sustainability -- Introduction -- What is water resources sustainability? -- Frameworks for civilizations to collapse -- Modern day examples of unsustainability -- The problems in developing nations -- Future targets for current global water challenges -- References -- 2. Water sustainability: parallels of past civilizations and the present -- Introduction -- Ancient megawater projects -- The beginning of the watering of the west -- The past and the future -- References -- 3. Water resources sustainability: an ecological-economics perspective -- Introduction -- An ecological-economics view of sustainability -- Measuring the ecological-economic value of water -- Toward sustainable management of water resources -- Where ecological economics takes us -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 4. Managing for sustainability in arizona, usa: linking climate, water management and growth -- Introduction -- Arizona's water resources and climate -- Arizona's water management framework -- Managing for sustainability—arizona's experience -- Concluding thoughts -- References -- 5. Optimization modeling for sustainable groundwater and conjunctive use policy development -- Introduction -- Simulation/optimization models -- Sustainable groundwater and conjunctive use under riparian rights—reasonable use doctrine -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Legal citations -- 6. Multiobjective analysis for sustainability—conjunctive use planning of ground water and surface water -- Introduction -- Governing equations -- Management objectives in conjunctive use projects -- Multiobjective optimization -- Linking simulation and optimization -- Multicriteria decision making -- Case study: san pedro river basin -- Concluding remarks -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 7. Uncertainties and risks in water resources projects -- Introduction -- Risk-based hydrosystems engineering and management -- Data requirements in risk-based approach -- Risk-based analysis considering intangible factors -- Risk-based design without flood damage information -- Uncertainty and reliability analyses -- Concluding remarks -- References -- 8. Climate change effects and water management options -- Introduction -- Climate change effects -- Water management options -- Uncertainties -- References -- Further reading -- 9. Water sustainablity: the potential impact of climate change -- Introduction -- Is there evidence of the effects of climate change on hydrology in the historical record? -- Future potential impacts on natural streamflow due to climate change -- Future potential impacts on californian water resources systems due to climate change -- Suggested future studies -- Conclusions -- References -- 10. Water supply security: an introduction -- History -- The water supply system: a brief description -- Why water supply systems? -- The threats -- Prior to september 11, 2001 -- Response to september 11, 2001 -- References -- 11. Water resources sustainability issues in south korea -- Introduction -- Research on urban flood disaster management -- Restoration of cheonggye-cheon -- Water security issues in korea -- Acknowledgments -- References.

12. Water-based sustainable integrated regional development -- Introduction -- Definitions -- Scope and scale issues in development: from chaos to integration -- Case for water-based sustainable integrated regional development -- Implementing water-based sird -- Turkey's southeastern anatolia project (gap): a real-world example -- Future directions and room for improvement -- References -- 13. Community management of rural water systems in ghana: postconstruction support and water and sanitation committees in brong ahafo and volta regions -- Introduction -- Background and study context -- Fieldwork -- Current status of water systems and watsan committees -- Postconstruction support and the functioning of watsan committees -- Discussion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 14. Is privatization of water utilities sustainable? Lessons from the european experience -- Introduction -- Liberalization and psi opportunities in the water sector: a framework for the analysis -- Alternative models for organizing wss services -- Assessment of sustainability of water liberalization models -- Private sector participation, water prices, and affordability -- Future scenarios: the way ahead -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 6. Chapter six -- Article 600. Electric signs and outline lighting -- Article 604. Manufactured wiring systems -- Article 605. Office furnishings -- Article 610. Cranes and hoists -- Article 620. Elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators, moving walks, platform lifts, and stairway chair lifts -- Article 625. Electrical vehicle charging systems -- Article 626. Electrified truck parking spaces -- Article 630. Electric welders -- Article 640. Audio signal processing, amplification, and reproduction equipment -- Article 645. Information technology equipment -- Article 646. Modular data centers -- Article 647. Sensitive electronic equipment -- Article 650. Pipe organs -- Article 660. X-ray equipment -- Article 665. Induction and dielectric heating equipment -- Article 668. Electrolytic cells -- Article 669. Electroplating -- Article 670. Industrial machinery -- Article 675. Electrically driven or controlled irrigation machines -- Article 680. Swimming pools, fountains, and similar installations -- Article 682. Natural and artificially made bodies of water -- Article 685. Integrated electrical systems -- Article 690. Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems -- Article 692. Fuel cell systems -- Article 694. Wind electric systems -- Article 695. Fire pumps -- 7. Chapter seven -- Article 700. Emergency systems -- Article 701. Legally required standby systems -- Article 702. Optional standby systems -- Article 705. Interconnected electric power production sources -- Article 708. Critical operations power systems (COPS) -- Article 720. Circuits and equipment operating at less than 50 volts -- Article 725. Class 1, class 2, and class 3 remote-control, signaling, and power-limited circuits -- Article 727. Instrumentation tray cable: type ITC -- Article 728. Fire-resistive cable systems -- Article 750. Energy management systems -- Article 760. Fire alarm systems -- Article 770. Optical fiber cables and raceways -- 8. Chapter eight -- Article 800. Communications circuits -- Article 810. Radio and television equipment -- Article 820. Community antenna television and radio distribution systems -- Article 830. Network-powered broadband communications systems -- Article 840. Premises-powered broadband communications systems -- 9. Chapter nine -- Tables -- Informative annex a. Product safety standards -- Informative annex b. Application information for ampacity calculation -- Informative annex c. Conduit and tubing fill tables for conductors and fixture wires of the same size -- Informative annex d. Examples -- Informative annex e. Types of construction -- Informative annex f. Availability and reliability for operations power systems; and development and implementation of functional performance tests (FPTS) for critical operations power systems -- Informative annex g. Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) -- Informative annex h. Administration and enforcement -- Informative annex i. Recommended tightening torque tables from UL standard 486a-b -- Informative annex j. ADA standards for accessible design.

Provides the information and thinking on the globally-critical subject of water sustainability and management. This resource includes methods for analyzing water resource needs, modeling, supply reliability, irrigation, and optimization.

Gain a full understanding of one of the major issues of the 21st century. Written by a team of leading experts, this resource provides the latest information and thinking on the globally critical subject of water sustainability and management. Included is coverage of analyzing water resource needs, modeling, supply reliability, irrigation, and optimization.

Also issued in print and PDF version.

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