Water Storage, Transport, and Distribution theme is a component of Encyclopedia of Water Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias.
The collection, storage, transportation, and distribution of water are essential components in making water resources accessible for human use. The Theme on Water Storage, Transport, and Distribution, with contributions from distinguished experts in the field, deals with the following important aspects of the subject: Dams and Storage Resevoirs; Monitoring and Evaluating Dams and Resevoirs; Wastewater Storage Technology; Water Transport, which are then expanded into multiple subtopics, each as a chapter.
This volume is aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs.
Yutaka Takahasi was a Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Tokyo from 1978 to 1987 (now Professor Emeritus) and a Professor of Civil Engineering at Shibaura Institute of Technology in Tokyo from 1987 to 1998. He is now a Senior Programme Advisor (Environment and Sustainable Development) United Nations University. His research and teaching interests are focused in fluvial hydrology, water resources planning and history of Civil Engineering. He is a member, Board of Governors, World Water Council since 1996, and Vice-President, International Water Resources Association from 2000 to 2003