Water Management and Regional Development
Written by a team of leading experts, this 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 also 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. The book will be especially 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