Water Wells and Pumps Second Edition by A. M. Michael and S. D. Khepar and S. K. Sondhi
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Efficient and economical use of ground and surface water, using state-of-the-art equipment and technology, is of great importance in the present day development scenario. Water Wells and Pumps is a comprehensive treatise intended to serve as a basic reference to professionals and scientists working in the areas of irrigation, drainage, water supply, agriculture, ground water development, public health engineering, and rural development in government and non-government sectors. It will also serve as a reference for students of agricultural engineering, water resources engineering, civil engineering, environmental engineering, public health engineering, and urban and rural water supply and sanitation as well as management institutes, polytechnics, land and water management institutes, and staff training colleges of banks. For the past two decades the book has enjoyed the status of an authoritative work on the subject. The present edition is revised and updated with emphasis to the subject areas of wells and pumps, including theory and applications. It lays particular emphasis to meet the specific socio-economic situations in India and other developing countries. The book has been divided into two parts with seven chapters each.
It features thorough, up-to-date knowledge of the science and technology of water wells and pumps as well as allied appliances and applications. This authoritative desk reference outlines the construction, operation, and maintenance of water wells for irrigation and water supply. It also presents the development and testing of tube wells as well as a variety of pumps, both location-specific. Using SI units exclusively, Water Wells and Pumps features: Coverage of a variety of pumps, including those using nonconventional, environmentally friendly means Examinations of ground water recharge methods, well rehabilitation, and animal-powered water lifts Techno-economic evaluation of projects on wells and pumps References and problems at the end of each chapter for research and educational use Solutions for all problems related to designing secure, reliable systems. The reason why?
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