Sustainable Solutions for Water Resources Policies, Planning, Design, and Implementation

ISBN-10: 0470529628
ISBN-13: 9780470529621
Edition: 2010
Authors: James L. Sipes
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 5/18/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Sustainable Solutions for Water Resources provides a basic overview of water resources, hydrology, the current problems involving water resources, and the potential impact of global warming and climate change. This book emphasizes solutions for addressing concerns about water resources, presented via real-world projects that look at different ways to integrate concepts for water resources with other design and planning decisions. With over twenty case studies of real-world projects of varying scale and complexity, this book is the essential single-source reference on sustainable management of water resource.

Overview
The Importance of Water Resources
Overview of Water Resources - Rivers & Streams
Ground Water & Aquifers
Lakes & Reservoirs
Wetlands
Precipitation
Rivers & Streams
Floodplains
Riparian Corridors
Ground Water & Aquifers
Lakes & Reservoirs
Wetlands
Coastal Zones
Data on Coastal Area
Coastal Issues
Precipitation
Sources of Information
Issues involving water resources in the U.S. esource
Global Warming & Climate Change
Impacts of Climate Change
Addressing Climate Change
Sources of Information
Drought & Water Wars
Worldwide Water Wars
Southwest Water Wars
Southeast Water Wars
Peachtree Water Wars
Water Demands
Meeting Needs
Demands in Las Vegas
Uses
Options for Meeting Demands
Water Source
Development Pressures
Traditional Approaches to Meet Demands
Growth in the South
The Corps Meeting Demands
Environmental Concerns
WSA
National Rivers and Streams Assessment
Large River Bioassessment Protocols
Economic Concerns
The Cost of Water
Infrastructure Cost
Costs of Polluted Water
Privatization
Agricultural Uses
Impacts
Reducing Impacts
Water Quality
Water Quality Regulations
303(d) & TMDL
Section 305(b)
NPDES
EPA Lakes Survey
Clean Lakes Program
Drinking Water
Source Water Assessments
Pollutants
Legal issues
Riparian Rights
First in Time
Groundwater, Soil Moisture, and Precipitation
Direct Flow & Storage
Water Law
Sustainable Planning Approaches for Water Resource
An International and U.S. National Perspective on Water Resources National Laws, Policies, Regulations, and Permits
National Laws, Acts & Policies
Other Acts
Water for America Initiative
Federal Agencies Involved with Water Resources
Clean Water Act
Water for America initiative
Flood Management at a National Level
National Drought Policy
Planning at the State Level
State Actions
Alabama
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Florida
Georgia
Iowa
Kansas
Louisiana
Maryland
New Mexico
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Texas
Virginia
Wyoming
Regional Approaches to Water Management
Interstate Water Commissions
Regional Approaches within States
In the West
In Georgia
Power Companies
Planning at the District Level
St. Johns River Water Management District
Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District
Watershed Planning
Conservation Approach
Watershed Assessment
Tools for Water Resource Analysis
Watershed Boundaries
Water Markets and Water Supply Systems
Wetland Planning and Wetland Banking
Wetland Recommendations
Wetlands Data
Wetlands of International Importance
National Wetlands Inventory
National Data
Wetland Mapper
Wetlands Master Geodatabase
Data at the State Level
Stormwater Management and Erosion Control
State Procedures
Minimizing Erosion
Controlling Pollution
Land Use Planning and Management
Land Use and Zoning
Ordinances
Land Use Data
Shoreline Management
Stabilization & Protection
Shoreline Ownership & Access
Shoreline Use Permits
Natural Resource Protection
Local to Federal
Urban Hydrology
Existing Systems
Impervious Cover Model (ICM)
Trees in Urban Watersheds
In Flux
Watershed scales
Groundwater Protection
A Sustainable Approach
Data at the Local Level
Data at the National Level
Groundwater Modeling
Water Outreach Efforts
EPA Tools
Case Studies
Sustainable Practices for Site Planning, Design & Implementation
Developing goals and objectives
Working with Local Stakeholders
Types of Stakeholders
Web-based Communication Technologies
Public Involvement Plan
Design Process
Research
Inventory/Analysis
Synthesis
Implementation
Lake management plan & actions
Lake Water Quality
Water Changes
Water Clarity Readings
River, lake, and wetland restoration
Hydromodification
Stream Repair Practices
Fish Passages
Constructed Wetlands
Unified Stream Assessment
Bridging Solutions
U.S. Gulf Coast
Low impact development & smart growth
Low Impact Development
Smart Growth
Recreational Use
Marinas
Wildlife Management & Habitat Restoration
Habitat Restoration Efforts
Federal Wildlife Programs
New Lakes, Reservoirs & Dams
Tennessee Permitting Process for New Dams
Dam Removal
Land acquisition
Fee simple acquisition
Conservation easements
Leases, deed restrictions, and covenants
Transfer of Development Rights (TDRs)
Land Trusts
Acquisition Programs
Best Management Practices
BMP Databases
Structural and Non-Structural
Sediment Control
Wetlands
Filtering Systems
Erosion and Sediment Control Plans
Controlling Runoff from Croplands
Case Studies
Sources
Appendix

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