American Society of Civil Engineers

World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009: Great Rivers

by Steve Starrett, Ph.D., P.E., (editor)
Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI)
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-1036-3 (CD-Rom)/(DVD), 2009, 6664 pp., (doi:     (Barcode: 585806898)

Conference information: World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009; May 17-21, 2009, Kansas City, Missouri, United States

ASCE sponsor: Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings - CD-ROM
Abstract: Proceedings of the 2009 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, held in Kansas City, Missouri, May 17-21, 2009. Sponsored by the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. This collection contains 663 papers focusing on the engineering challenges of balancing environmental and development issues while achieving a sustainable future. Topics include: education; emerging and innovative technologies; engineering history and heritage; environmental engineering and public health; hydraulics and waterways; international issues; irrigation and drainage; local issues; water resources planning and management track; water, wastewater and stormwater watersheds. The collection also contains papers from these special sessions: 6th Urban Watershed Management Symposium; 7th Groundwater Hydrology, Quality, and Management Symposium; 11th Water Distribution System Analysis Symposium.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Drinking water
Environmental issues
Groundwater management
Hydraulic structures
Land use
Rivers and streams
Stormwater management
Wastewater management
Water distribution systems
Water management
Water quality
Water resources
Water rights
Water supply
Water treatment