Principles of Water Resources: History, Development, Management, and Policy
by Thomas V. Cech
John Wiley & Sons Inc.
How did early civilizations obtain drinking water? What is the hydrologic cycle? When did water allocation laws first begin? This comprehensive textbook on water resources answers these questions and others in an engaging, multidisciplinary approach. Learn about early irrigation projects, weather issues, dam basics, water agencies, pollution, and more. Includes sidebars, case studies, discussion questions, glossaries, and photos.
2003 / 446 pages