Publisher description for Principles of water resources : history, development, management, and policy / Thomas V. Cech.


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Counter This book provides an introduction to water resources. After learning the basics of hydrology, the reader will be introduced to the specific characteristics of groundwater, lakes, and rivers. Throughout the book the reader will see how the science and geography of water resources effects public policy and how water has been constructed in popular culture.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Water resources development, Water-supply Management, Water resources development Government policy, Water-supply Government policy