Great Rivers History: Proceedings of the History Symposium of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009

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Great Rivers History: Proceedings of the History Symposium of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009 Editor: Jerry R. Rogers Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: American Society of Civil Engineers Pages: 136 Illustrations and other contents: illustrations Language: English ISBN: 9780784410325 Category:

This volume contains 18 papers presented at the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress and Great Rivers History Symposium held in Kansas City, Missouri, from May 17 to 21, 2009. “”Great Rivers History”” focuses on the great rivers of the world and the engineering challenges of balancing the urgency for development and growth with the environmental need for a sustainable future. This seminal collection offers a fascinating history of: the Paris sewer system; the Turtle Creek Reservoir; the Missouri River channel project; Columbia River exploration and mapping; major U.S. dam failures; and, Darcy’s Law. This publication will be valuable to practitioners, professors, and students interested in environmental and water resources engineering history.

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