Inter-basin water transfer : case studies from Australia, United States, Canada, China, and India [E-Book] / by Fereidoun Ghassemi and Ian White.
Ghassemi, F., (author)
White, Ian, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007
1 online resource (xxvi, 435 pages)
International hydrology series
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Table of Contents:
  • World population and pressures on land, water, and food resources
  • Issues in inter-basin water transfer
  • Land and water resources of Australia
  • The Snowy Mountains hydro-electric scheme
  • Inter-basin water transfer from coastal basins of New South Wales
  • The Bradfield and Reid schemes in Queensland
  • Three schemes for flooding Lake Eyre
  • The Goldfields pipeline scheme of Western Australia
  • Supplying Perth, Western Australia with water : the Kimberley pipeline scheme
  • Other schemes in Australia
  • Inter-basin water transfer in the United States
  • Overview of geography, population, land, and water
  • Inter-basin water transfer in California
  • Inter-basin water transfer from the Colorado River
  • Inter-basin water transfer in Canada
  • Inter-basin water transfer in China
  • India : the National River-Linking Project
  • Inter-basin water transfer, successes, failures, and the future
  • Appendix A : Some of the Australian pioneers of inter-basin water transfer
  • Appendix B : Construction timetable of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme
  • Appendix C : Details of diversion schemes from the Clarence River Basin
  • Appendix D : Chronological table of the most important events in the Goldfields Pipeline Scheme, Western Australia
  • Appendix E : Flooding of the Sahara depressions
  • Appendix F : The Ord River Irrigation Scheme
  • Appendix G : the West Kimberley Irrigation Scheme
  • Appendix H : Some other water transfer schemes in Australia
  • Appenix I : Selected technical features of the Central Valley Project in California
  • Appendix J : Selected technical features of the State Water Project in California
  • Appendix K : Selected characteristics of some of the completed or proposed inter-basin water transfer projects in Australia, United States, Canada, China, and India, in chronological order.