Ground Water Assessment: Development and Management

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Tata McGraw-Hill Education, 1987 - Ground-water management - 720 pages
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A comprehensive, self-sufficient and up-to-date text providing complete information on various aspects of groundwater assessment, development and management. It gives a balanced presentation of theory and field practice using a multidisciplinary approach to aid in solving problems from a variety of data bases.

The coverage in this book includes:
  • Aquifer tests and evaluation of aquifer properties
  • Stream gauging and measurement of discharge and stage of wells Ground water exploration
  • Geomorphic and geologic control on ground water
  • Estimation of individual components of ground water recharge, discharge and ground water balance
  • Ground water development and management.

    The book contains a large number of figures, examples of complex interpretative techniques and methodologies, case histories, and problems along with answers.

    With its integrated, multidisciplinary approach, the book would serve as a valuable reference book to hydrogeologists, geologists, geophysicists, hydrologists, hydrometerologists, and irrigation, agricultural and drilling engineers, as well as those concerned with planning and decision making. Researchers and students would also find this an indispensable text.
  

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Contents

Hydrologic Cycle and Processes
1
Storage and Conduit Functions of Rocks
30
Zones of Aeration and Saturation
53
Ground Water Flow
76
Evaluation of Aquifer PropertiesPart 1
122
Evalution of Aquifer PropertiesPart 2
187
Quality of Ground Water
217
Saline Water Intrusion
276
Geomorphic and Geologic Controls on Ground Water
380
Ground Water Exploration
437
Ground Water Modelling Techniques
510
Artificial Recharge
549
Ground Water Recharge Discharge and Balance
576
Ground Water Development and Management
658
Appendix I
701
Objective Type Questions
709

Measurement of Discharge and Water Levels
295
Construction Design and Performance of Wells
327

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