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Main Title The water encyclopedia /
Author Van der Leeden, Frits.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Troise, Fred L.
Todd, David Keith,
Publisher Lewis Publishers,
Year Published 1990
OCLC Number 20490061
ISBN 0873711203; 9780873711203
Subjects Water-supply--Tables ; Hydrology--Tables ; Gestion des eaux ; Wasserbau ; Wasserwirtschaft ; USA ; Waterhuishouding ; Hidrologia Urbana ; Sistemas De Aguas De Abastecimento ; Hydrologie--Tables ; Eau--Distribution--Encyclop├ędies et dictionnaires ; Eau--Distribution--Encyclop├óedies et dictionnaires
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAR  TD351.V36 1990 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 04/21/1990
EJAR  TD351.V36 1990 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 03/07/1992
EJDM  TD351.V36 1990 Env Science Center Library/Ft Meade,MD 09/25/1998
ELBR REF TD351.V36 1990 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 05/04/1990
EMBR  TD351.V36 1990 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 08/10/1990
ENAR  TD351.V36 1990 Region 7 Library, Kansas City, KS 01/05/2015
ERAM  TD351.V36 1990 REF Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 06/14/1991
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation xii, 808 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Includes bibliographical references. First ed. by: David Keith Todd.
Contents Notes
CLIMATE AND PRECIPITATION: Climatic data (United States), Climatic data (World), Weather extremes, Precipitation data, Snow and snow melt -- HYDROLOGIC ELEMENTS: Hydrologic cycle, Water resources (United States), World water balance, Hydrologic data, Interception, Infiltration, Runoff, Erosion and sedimentation, Transpiration, Evaporation, Consumptive use, Phreatophytes, Reference books -- SURFACE WATER: Rivers, Lakes, Waterfalls, Glaciers and ice, Floods, Flood prevention, Flood control works, Water areas (United States), Oceans and seas -- GROUND WATER: Ground water (United States), Water wells (United States), Water wells, Injection wells, Pumping of water, Subsidence, Aquifer characteristics, Soil moisture, Springs, Artificial recharge, Geophysical logging -- WATER USE: Water use (United States), Water use (World), Public water supply (United States), Public water supply (World), Domestic water consumption, Bottled water, Industrial and commercial water use (United States), Industrial water use (World), Irrigation (United States), Irrigation (World), Livestock, Navigation and waterways, Waterborne commerce, Water based recreation, Fisheries, Water in foods -- WATER QUALITY: Water quality, Drinking water quality standards (United States), Drinking water standards (World), Municipal water quality, Industrial water quality, Irrigation water quality, Water quality for aquatic life, Recreational water quality, Water quality for livestock, Water treatment processes, Water treatment facilities. ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS: Pollution sources an pathways, Surface water pollution, Ground water contamination, Domestic sewage, Municipal sewerage, Industrial wastewater, Wastewater treatment and reclamation, Solid waste, Agricultural activities/fertilizers and pesticides, Urban runoff/deicing materials, Air emissions/acid rain/sea level rise, Offshore waste disposal, Energy development, Waterborne diseases/health hazards -- WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT: Dams, Reservoirs, Hydroelectric power, Costs of water projects, Project planning and analysis, Research and expenditures, Desalination, Water transfer, Ground water, Water conservation -- WATER LAW AND TREATIES -- AGENCIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: Federal agencies, State water agencies, Commissions, Universities, Professional, trade and environmental groups -- CONSTANTS AND CONVERSION FACTORS: Physical properties of water, Water quality, Length, Area, Volume, Velocity, Flow rate, Weight, Pressure, Permeability, Power, Temperature. The Encyclopedia is meant to serve the scientist as well as the general public as an important source of information about water and all its related aspects. Professional hydrologists, engineers, irrigation specialists, hydrogeologists, and persons interested in the hydrologic environment-all will find this encyclopedia a reliable guide to information about our world's most important and priceless commodity. The second edition of the Encyclopedia has been greatly expanded and now contains more than 600 tables and 100 illustrations. As in the first edition, the subject matter has been broadly interpreted to include climates, hydrology, surface and ground water, water use, water quality, water management, water resources agencies, and legislation.