Dr Mark Trigg
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
PLEASE NOTE: You do not need to purchase any of these books to complete the module, they are only for further reading, and many are available through the University library.
Twort’s Water Supply, 7th edition
Malcolm J. Brandt, K. Michael Johnson, Andrew J. Elphinston, Don D. Ratnayaka
Comments: Good all round reference for water supply. Chapters 3 and 4 look at water resources.
Better Water Management for Development
Roberto Lenton (editor), Mike Muller (editor)
Comments: Some useful example of IWRM.
Elizabeth M. Shaw, Keith J. Beven, Nick A. Chappell, Rob Lamb
Comments: Good practical guidance on applied hydrology.
Practical Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering, 3rd Edition
Comments: Excellent introduction to hydraulics and water resource engineering (see chapters 8 and 9 for WRM)
The United Nations, World Water Development Reports (WWDR)
An annual and thematic report (FREE) that focuses on different strategic water issues each year and aims to provide decision-makers with the tools to implement sustainable use of our water resources.
Download them here: http://www.unwater.org/publications/world-water-development-report/en/
In particular, see The United Nations World Water Development Report 3: Water in a changing world
Download here: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001819/181993e.pdf
Comments: Excellent set of annual reports capturing an international perspective
Integrated Water Resources Management Reader
UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC)
Comments: List of IWRM reports that might be interesting/useful
Rainfall-Runoff Modelling - The Primer, 2nd Edition
Keith J. Beven
Comments: A good book if you want to get into hydrological modelling for WRM, but might be a bit heavy for a quick introduction.
Comments: A good overview of WRM
Author Aldrick, J. et. al.
Available on short loan at the University's Laidlaw Library High Demand Collection
Comments: Recommended best practice for water source yield assessment in the UK. Comprehensive and a must if you are in the UK industry. Not an introduction and very expensive.
Joseph Holden (editor)
Comments: An excellent general introduction to ensure you have a good contextual understanding to the many inter-related aspects of water resource management.
This list was last updated on 05/01/2022