Urban Flood Mitigation And Stormwater Management

Author: James C Y Guo
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351980505
Size: 68.39 MB
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Effective urban drainage to manage stormwater and control flooding depends on good engineering, especially when an environmentally sustainable approach is being applied. This new text focuses on green methods and modelling techniques.

Urban Stormwater Management In Developing Countries

Author: J. Parkinson
Publisher: IWA Publishing
ISBN: 1843390574
Size: 54.31 MB
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The purpose of this book is to disseminate contemporary knowledge and practical experiences concerning problems and solutions related to urban hydrology and drainage.

Cities And Flooding

Author: Abhas K. Jha
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821394770
Size: 21.17 MB
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This Handbook is a state-of-the art, user-friendly operational guide that shows decision makers and specialists how to effectively manage the risk of floods in rapidly urbanizing settings--and within the context of a changing climate.

Flood Issues In Contemporary Water Management

Author: Jiri Marsalek
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401141401
Size: 12.23 MB
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In 1997 disastrous flooding running through the Czech Republic, Poland, Germany took the lives of a great number of people and caused economic damage estimated in tens of billions of dollars.

Urban Flood Management

Author: Chris Zevenbergen
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439894337
Size: 43.93 MB
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Developed by a team of specialists, this volume is intended for urban flood management education of hydrology, geography, civil and environmental engineering, and management students at university level.

Guidelines On Participatory Planning And Management For Flood Mitigation And Preparedness

Author: United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Publisher: United Nations Publications
ISBN: 9789211201536
Size: 12.84 MB
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Box 19. No-adverse-impact flood plain management No-adverse-impact
floodplain management is a managing principle that is easy to ... to entire
watersheds as a means to promote the use of retention and detention
technologies to mitigate increased runoff from urban areas. ... The optimal
strategy for storm-water management in urban areas would thus combine
structural and non-structural measures.

Urban Sustainability And River Restoration

Author: Katia Perini
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111924496X
Size: 67.35 MB
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River restoration projects are unique opportunities for sustainable development and smart growth of communities, providing multiple environmental, economic, and social benefits.This book analyzes initiatives and actions carried out and ...

Urban Hydrology And Hydraulic Design

Author: James Chwen-Yuan Guo
Publisher: Water Resources Publication
ISBN: 9781887201483
Size: 10.40 MB
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Since 1990's, the urban stormwater management has rapidly changed from the
conventional approach on flood mitigation to a focus on urban runoff quality
control. The 1987 Federal Water Quality Act is a reflection of the public's support
for ...

Environmental Land Use Planning And Management

Author: John Randolph
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781559639484
Size: 14.89 MB
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The book is divided into two parts. Part I, "Environmental Land Use Management," introduces broad concepts of environmental planning and describes management approaches.