Praise for previous editions: The author's presentation is balanced, his references are current, and his treatment of the legal and ecomic aspects of water resources planning and management is particularly good ...Well suited to the student population for which it is intended. -Environment Provides a clear, professional, and comprehensive picture of water resources planning, and would serve as an excellent textbook or reference volume. -Professional Geographer It covers all aspects of water resource planning and management...Despite the amount of ground covered, however, it is entertaining and easy to read. -The Geographical Journal Figures and tables are clear and informative... -Water Resources Bulletin The revised edition of this popular text for advanced undergraduate and introductory graduate courses offers a comprehensive survey of all aspects of water resources planning and management. The third edition includes a new chapter on stormwater ruff management and a significantly revised chapter on water resources modeling, as well as updated information on water use trends. Discussions of international trends toward water pricing, privatization, and globalization of water resources provide a look at the possible future use and management of the world's water resources. Website references are added throughout the text that provide easy access to the vast array of relevant internet information on water resources and a new appendix gives information on a number of important water resources.
Andrew A. Dzurik is professor of environmental engineering at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Florida State University in Tallahassee. He has served as Resident Scholar with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; a member of the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors in Washington, D.C.; and Resident Faculty for the Washington Interns for Students of Engineering program in Washington. David A. Theriaque, Esquire, is in the private practice of law and has litigated at the state and federal levels. The primary focus of Mr. Theriaque's practice is providing legal services to private sector and governmental clients regarding land use planning and growth management law. Mr. Theriaque has been an adjunct professor at Florida State University's Department of Urban and Regional Planning and is a frequent lecturer at various conferences regarding planning and growth management issues. Mr. Theriaque is a Charter Life Member of the Florida Wildlife Federation and was selected by 1000 Friends of Florida as a Special Friend of Florida for his representation of public interest clients regarding land use planning and growth management issues.