Urban Water Demand Management and Planning

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9780070503014: Urban Water Demand Management and Planning

Aims to demonstrate why demand-side management is critical to urban water supply planning and to provide methods for incorporation. This book explains how and why urban water demands have changed over time and includes methods for the analysis of urban water demands. It also offers methods for integrating supply side and demand-side planning and management.

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Learn the latest methods for dealing with today's rapidly changing urban water needs. Here is a unique, integrated approach to supply-side and demand-side water management planning that will be invaluable to a wide range of water resource professionals. This landmark reference clearly demonstrates why management of demand is critical to urban water supply planning and also presents detailed methods to application. The book examines the many new physical, financial, and political challenges facing water supply agencies, and provides you with: A historical perspective on urban water demands and how and why they have changed over time; Methods for analyzing urban water demands; Techniques for optimally integrating planning and management activities for both supply and demand. You'll find up-to-the-minute information on the determinants of water demand. . .forecasting methods and software applications. . .and rate structure design. This essential resource also covers demand management program evaluation, as well as drought response planning and management. Whether youre a water resource engineer, manager, or planner, this authoritative reference will give you the tools you need to face and solve the many problems relating to today's urban water management.

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Duane D. Baumann is executive director of the Universities Council on Water ResourcesÑwhich represents ninety-seven universities with water resource programs in the United StatesÑwith headquarters at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He is the founder of Planning Management Consultants, Ltd. He is a consultant for numerous urban water utilities as well as state and federal government agencies, and a professor of geography.

John J. Boland is a professor of geography and environmental engineering at the Johns Hopkins University, where he specializes in environmental economics and policy. He has spent almost 35 years in the urban water field as a utility manager, researcher, and consultant.

W. Michael Hanemann is a professor of environmental and resource economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He has been a consultant on urban water economics to various water agencies, including the California Water Resources Control Board, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, and to the directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

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Published by McGraw-Hill Professional (1997)
ISBN 10: 007050301X ISBN 13: 9780070503014
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1

Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX007050301X

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