Water Management and Regional Development
Written by a team of leading experts, the book discusses the social, economic and environmental impacts of various water-related development projects and water resource management projects in Asian countries. It presents the state-of-the art in urban flood risk management and the latest information on the subject of water sustainability and management. It provides a guide on how most effectively to manage the risk of floods and utilize the water resources in rapidly urbanizing settings – and within the context of a changing climate and regional development. It can be useful for technical specialists, decision-makers and other concerned stakeholders in the private and community sectors.
Provides a new philosophy on river engineering Discusses a change in water resources policy Aimed for those readers wishing to know technical aspects of flood control