"Water Resources" adopts a systems approach, with the emphasis on the relationship between people and hydrological and fluvial processes. It's coverage includes the following: water supply and demand issues; drainage basin processes; fluvial processes; and river regimes and water budgets.
Water - a global resource: systems approach. Drainage basin processes: potential evapotranspiration. Streamflow and human influences: River Soar, Leicestershire; Brook Basin, Harlow; hydrograph - shape of drainage basin; defining and measuring stream characteristics. Water balance and river regimes: Ghana; Catalonia; Nile Basin; water balance equation; water budget; flow duration curves. Drainage basins and sediment yield: Baltic Sea. Managing channels: Ashby Folville, Leicestershire; River Witham, Lincolnshire; River Rhine, Western Europe; River Roding, Essex; River Murray, Australia; Manning's equation. Flooding and human responses: River Tay, Scotland; Northampton; Maidenhead/Windsor; Mississippi, USA; flood recurrence interval graph. Water supply and the role of groundwater: California; Beijing; London Basin; Japan. Water resource issues in the UK: 1988/92 drought; NRA development strategy; Severn/Thames water transfer; z-scores. Water quality and pollution: former USSR; Herefordshire. Bangladesh - water resource management: 1988 flood disaster; Khuha District.
Water Resources: Process and Management by Victoria Bishop
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