A dozen classic readings in Water Resources Management Jay R. Lund, UC Davis
1) Frontinus, Sextus Julius (97 AD), The
Water Supply of the City of
2) Maass, Arthur, Maynard M. Hufschmidt, Robert Dorfman, Harold A. Thomas Jr., Stephan A. Marglin, and Gordon Maskew Fair (1962), Design of Water-Resource Systems, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. Classic early work on modern interdisciplinary systems analysis and design for water resource systems. The major work from the Harvard Water Program.
3) Morgan, Arthur E. (1950), The Miami Conservancy District, McGraw-Hill Book Co., N.Y. A great and excellent example of the effective co-development of hydrology, hydraulics, engineering design and planning, and governing laws and institutions for water management, particularly flood control. Most of today’s flood engineering techniques and institutions are descended from those developed by Morgan and others in the 1910-1920s. (for a 1918 version, 8MB)
4) Loucks, D.P., J.R. Stedinger, and D.A.
Haith (1981), Water Resource Systems Planning and Analysis,
5) Hazen, Allen M. (1914), "Storage to be Provided in Impounding Reservoirs for Municipal Water Supply," Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 77, December, pp. 1542-1669 (including discussions). A great classic in the probabilistic analysis of water resources systems.
Gilbert, David J. Bradley, and Anne U. White (1972), Drawers
A. (1984), "Water and Wastes: A Retrospective Assessment of
Wastewater Technology in the
8) Maass and Young (1978), … And the
Desert Shall Rejoice, MIT Press. A marvelous look at
how the operations of irrigation districts in
9) Blomquist, William (1992), Dividing
the Waters: Governing Groundwater in
10) Kelley, Robert (1989), Battling the
Richard A. and Matthew J. Williams (1982), "Water from Power:
Water Supply and Regional Growth in the
12) Blake, Nelson (1956), Water for the
Cities: A History of the Urban Water Supply Problem in the