"Water Resources Planning & Management"
R E A D I N G S
Initial Case Studies (all files password protected):
Tamina Community, Texas
Tucson Proposition 200
Georgia HB 1281
Devil's Lake, North Dakota
Missouri River Authorized Purposes Study
More Case Studies (all files password protected):
Small Hydro Project
Turkey Point Nuclear Plant
Vermont Flood Management: Aftermath of
Allen, R.G., et al. Crop
evapotranspiration - Guidelines for computing crop water requirements. FAO
Irrigation and Drainage Paper 56.
Georgakakos, A.P., et al. 1997. Control model for
hydroelectric energy-value optimization. J. Water Resour.
Plng. and Mgmt., 123(1), 30-38.
Instream flows/ecology reading assignment: The
Science of Instream Flows: A Review of the Texas Instream Flow Program online book
The following 2 papers are optional readings for the
instream flows/ecology section of the course:
Estes, C.C., and J.F.
Orsborn. 1986. Review and analysis of methods…
Nestler, J., et al.
1993. RCHARC: A new method…
Sanders, L.D., et
al. 1991. Comparable estimates of the recreational value of rivers. Water Resour. Res., 27(7), 1387-1394.
Ward, F.A., et al.
1996. The economic value of water in recreation: Evidence from the California
drought. Water Resour. Res., 32(4),
R. 1995. Water rights in Texas. J. Water Resour.
Plng. and Mgmt., 121(6), 447-454.
Resources Planning in the United States, ASCE Report, 2006
Binational issues in Rio
Grande/Rio Bravo, Schmandt 2002
Brumbelow & Georgakakos,
2005, Consideration of Climate Variability and Change...
Water: The Potential Consequences
of Climate Variability and Change, 2000
Palmer Drought Severity
Index - Original Technical Report (split into 5 pdf's):
Current PDSI values for
and the US