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Paperback, 302 pages.
by John A. Dracup PhD
The purpose of this book is to assist the reader in choosing the best method for providing clean water in a developing country. Various approaches are clearly described, and case studies provided, to illustrate the importance of matching need and method when resources are limited.
John Dracup in a civil engineer and hydrologist. He holds degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge and the University of California, Berkeley.
He has taught water resource engineering and hydrology at both the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of California, Berkeley for more than fifty years. In his research, he has focused on optimization of large-scale water resource systems and the impact of climate change on hydrologic variables. he has conducted clean water projects in Africa as well as Central and South America.