By Mostafa M. Soliman
The ordinary shortage of water in arid and semiarid areas, annoyed by means of man-made elements, makes it tough to accomplish a competent water assets provide. groups in those components pay the associated fee for millions of years of water manipulation. offering very important perception into the complexities of arid area hydrology, Engineering Hydrology of Arid and Semi-Arid Regions explores the foremost parts for formulating and enforcing built-in administration techniques in catchment (wadi) systems.
The ebook introduces the engineering hydrology of arid and semi-arid areas, masking meteorological tactics and hydrology. the writer discusses precipitation and precipitation losses, catchment features, and runoff estimation tools. He additionally examines streamflow measurements and hydrographs, flood routing, and groundwater hydrology, together with the fundamental equations of groundwater movement and analytic options describing stream aquifers, pumping checks, and salt water intrusion. development in this starting place, the publication then delineates sediment yield in watersheds and streams and the layout of hydraulic constructions for cover and administration of water assets platforms. It comprises case experiences, conversion tables, and modeling software.
During the final twenty years, examine efforts and networking have more advantageous the country of information approximately arid and semi-arid components, in particular watershed and catchment structures. Pulling this data jointly right into a finished source, this ebook offers a greater realizing of wadi hydrology, capacity-building strategies, water schooling and coaching, and institutional improvement. This figuring out can then be used to choose the proper instruments to help water administration and optimize the sustainable use of water resources.
"When the good is dry, we research the price of water"
— Benjamin Franklin
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