Urban and Regional Conflict Resolution in Water Related Issues

by Charles H. King, Jr., (F.ASCE), Exec. Vice Pres.; W.K. Dougherty Const. Engr. Inc., 3040 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater, FL,
Donald K. Frevert, (M.ASCE), Hydraulic Engr.; U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver Federal Ctr., Lakewood, CO,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-853-3 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-853-1 (ISBN-10), 1991, Soft Cover, Pg. 96

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Conference information: A Symposium of ASCE Convention | Orlando, Florida, United States | October 21-22, 1991

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Document Type: Book - Proceedings


This proceedings, Urban and Regional Conflict Resolution in Water Related Issues, consists of papers presented at the ASCE National Convention held in Orlando, Florida, October 20-24, 1991. It discusses the various conflicts that occur between those who advocate water projects involving impoundments, drainage, irrigation water diversion or land clearing, and other users of land, water and natural resources. These papers explore such issues as: 1) Large dams, energy development, safety factors and environmental effects; 2) irrigation projects, land productivity and toxic residue; 3) drainage projects and habitat modification; and 4) groundwater resources, ownership anbd utilization. Methods to resolve these conflicts are also presented.

Subject Headings: Water resources | Spillways | Project management | Dispute resolution | Drainage | Water storage | Urban areas


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