Urban Hydroinformatics: Data, Models and Decision Support for Integrated Urban Water Management

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Publication Date: 07/01/2011

Pages: 552

Binding: Paperback

ISBN13: 9781780409344

eISBN: 9781780400945

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Urban Hydroinformatics: Data, Models and Decision Support for Integrated Urban Water Management is an introduction to hydroinformatics applied to urban water management. It shows how to make the best use of information and communication technologies for manipulating information to manage water in the urban environment.

The book covers the acquisition and analysis of data from urban water systems to instantiate mathematical models or calculations, which describe identified physical processes. The models are operated within prescribed management procedures to inform decision makers, who are responsible to recognized stakeholders.

The application is to the major components of the urban water environment, namely water supply, treatment and distribution, wastewater and storm water collection, treatment and impact on receiving waters and groundwater, and urban flooding. Urban Hydroinformatics pays particular attention to modeling, decision support through procedures, economics and management, and implementation in developing countries.

The book is written with Post-graduate students, researchers and practicing engineers in all aspects of urban water management in mind.

Contents:
The Imperative for Urban Water Management
Urban Water Systems
Hydroinformatics
Data Management
Modelling Paradigms
Decision Support Systems
Involving Society in Urban Water Management
Asset Management
Water Distribution systems
Collection Systems
Wastewater Treatment
Management of Water Quality in Integrated Drainage Systems
Urban Flood Risk Management
Management of Urban Water in Developing Countries
Future of Urban Water Management
Glossary
Index

This title format has been revised: previous ISBNs for the print book were 9781843392743 and 9781780401362.

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