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Rainwater Harvesting for Agriculture and Water Supply (Hardcover)

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This book offers key resource materials developed for an international training course on Rainwater Harvesting and Utilization hosted annually by the Gansu Research Institute for Water Conservancy in Lanzhou, China since 2003. Topics cover the design, construction and management of rainwater harvesting systems for domestic water supply and supplementary irrigation, rainwater quality issues and runoff farming. It presents case studies from successful rainwater-harvesting projects both in China and around the globe, and provides readers with essential information and inspiration alike. It is a valuable resource for researchers, practitioners and students in the area of water management, agriculture and sustainable development. Qiang Zhu is a research professor at Gansu Research Institute for Water Conservancy, Lanzhou, China;  John Gould is a rainwater harvesting consultant based in Christchurch, New Zealand; Yuanhong Li is a research professo

r at Gansu Research Institute for Water Conservancy, Lanzhou, China; Chengxiang Ma is an engineer at Gansu Research Institute for Water Conservancy, Lanzhou, China.

Number of Pages: 378
Genre: Science, Technology
Sub-Genre: Earth Sciences / Hydrology, Environmental Engineering + Technology, Life Sciences / Ecology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: December 15, 2015
TCIN: 50850209
UPC: 9789812879622
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-0832
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