Irrigation and Drainage: Saving a Threatened Resource?In Search of Solutions

by Ted Engman, (M.ASCE), Head; Hydrological Science Branch, Laboratory for Hydrospheric Processes, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Ctr., Greenbelt, MD 20771,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-877-9 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-877-9 (ISBN-10), 1992, Soft Cover, Pg. 634

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Conference information: Irrigation and Drainage Sessions at Water Forum '92 | Baltimore, Maryland, United States | August 2-6, 1992

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Document Type: Book - Proceedings


This proceedings, Irrigation and Drainage: Saving a Threatened Resource?In Search of Solutions, contains papers presented at the 19th ASCE National Conference on Irrigation and Drainage. The Conference was held in Baltimore, MD, August 2-5, 1992 in conjunction with the Water Forum '92. The papers presented cover a broad range of topics including groundwater, GIS and computer applications, water conservation, water infrastructure, systems operation and management, supply and demand assessments including flood and drought, water policy and marketing issues, environmental issues, wetlands and emerging technologies. These topics are examined in relation to today's social, environmental, economic and policy issues in water resources planning and management. This proceedings should provide readers with an insight into some of the most recent developments in water resources education, research, policy and decision making, and practice.

Subject Headings: Water shortage | Water policy | Water resources | Water management | Water conservation | Water supply systems | Water supply


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