Ground Water Management

Subcommittee on Ground Water Management of the Committee on Ground Water of the Irrigation and Drainage Division of ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-603-4 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-603-2 (ISBN-10), 1987, Soft Cover, Pg. 281
3rd edition

Manual of Practice No.: 40

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Manual of Practice


This manual is designed to present an outline of groundwater hydrology, the details of planning for groundwater management, and a process of selection and implementation of management plans. A brief history on groundwater development is presented. Yield concepts are reviewed to provide choices for the orderly conservation and development of groundwater resources. A discussion on the evaluation of groundwater basin yield is given. Water quality requirements and monitoring are covered along with waste disposal considerations and other factors such as salt water intrusion.

Subject Headings: Groundwater management | Salt water intrusion | Hydrology | History | Water resources | Basins | Waste disposal | Quality control


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