Browse Illinois Water Resources Center - Human Dimensions by Issue Date

  • Booth, Alfred W.; Voeller, Don (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1967-03)
    Drought invariably infers a shortage of moisture in one context or another, wherein a situation of stress evolves; and attempts have been made to develop a procedure whereby the relative and absolute impact of this phenomenon ...

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  • Schlunz, Thomas P.; Sutton, Robert M.; White, George W. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1967-08)
    This study is concerned with the development of the water resources to the middle of the nineteenth century. The works involved in it are the French accounts of their travels in the Illinois Country in the seventeenth and ...

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  • Wills, Water J.; Osburn, Donald D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1968-06)
    The primary purpose of this study was to describe the impact the addition of a community water system to a small town would have upon that town and the surrounding communities. The benefits of the system were recognized ...

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  • Ditton, Robert B. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1969-07)
    The literature dealing with the recreational aspects of water is fragmented to such a degree that it presents a weak foundation for future research. Therefore, this study integrates and summarizes the existing interdisciplinary ...

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  • Baumann, Duane D.; Russell, Clifford (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1971-04)

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  • Fliegel, Frederick C.; Kivlin, Joseph E. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1974-03)
    Most issues involving water supply are public issues, and achieving consensus for solution of problems in this area is problematic, therefore a study was designed to assess whether information about water issues is distorted ...

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  • Hinomoto, Hirohide (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1974-05)
    Functions representing the relationship between the capacity of a water treatment plant and its investment cost are found in studies by Orlab and Lindorf, by Koening, and by Ackermann, These functions were based on samples ...

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  • Hay, Ralph C.; Stall, John B. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1974-09)
    For this 1250-square-mile basin in three counties in east-central Illinois, documentation is given for the 105 legal drainage districts formed between 1880 and 1974 to provide for surface drainage. Also traced is the human ...

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  • Dwyer, John F.; Espeseth, Robert D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1977-06)
    Water-based recreation is becoming an increasingly important aspect of water-resources management. However, there is a great deal of uncertainty about its local socio-economic impact. This uncertainty has played a key role ...

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  • Dwyer, John F.; Kelly, John R.; Bowes, Michael D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1977-09)
    Improved procedures are presented for evaluating the contribution of recreation to national economic development. These procedures are to replace those outlined in the Principles and Standards for Planning Water and Related ...

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  • Lounsbury, Margaret; Hebenstreit, Sandra; Berry, R. Stephen (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1978-07)
    Energy and water are linked resources. This pilot study examines the relationship between energy and water from a direction opposite to that of studies. We are concerned here with evaluating the energy required to supply ...

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  • Es, J.C. van; Keasler, L.C.; Whittenbarger, R.L. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1980-06)
    This research evaluates the impact of the 1976-1977 extended periods of shortage of rainfall on Illinois municipal systems. The analysis determines how municipalities responded to the drought and to what extent the experience ...

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  • Roper, Roy E.; Burdge, Rabel J. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1981-09)
    This project assessed on an ex post facto basis selected impacts upon families and individuals due to the land acquisition program associated with the construction of the Shelbyville Reservoir in east-central Illinois begun ...

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  • Stout, Glenn E.; Buhr, Richard; Deo, Susan R.; Barcelona, Michael J.; Absher, James; Musser, Douglas (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1982-07)
    Man-made lakes in Illinois and other states are experiencing severe sedimentation problems, which reduce water-storage capacities and degrade water quality, as well as limit recreational opportunities. In a pilot project ...

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  • Miranda, Claro S.; Braden, John B.; Martin, William E. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1993-02)
    Water demand functions were estimated using two sets of data for Central Illinois -- community-wide data and household data. The community-wide data consist of total residential consumption for each of four pre-selected ...

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  • Durgunoğlu, Ali; Singh, Krishan P. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1993-05)
    One of the most important impacts of building and maintaining a reservoir is the loss of storage capacity caused by sediment deposition behind the dam. Sediment deposition in the reservoir reduces the water storage volume ...

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  • Durgunoğlu, Ali; Singh, Krishan P. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1993-05)
    One of the most important impacts of building and maintaining a reservoir is the loss of storage capacity caused by sediment deposition behind the dam. Sediment deposition in the reservoir reduces the water storage volume ...

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  • Lant, Christopher; Kraft, Steven E. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1993-05)
    The 1990 Farm Bill provides a number of incentives to farmers and farmland owners to improve water quality by retiring critical croplands through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and the Agricultural Wetland Reserve ...

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  • Ando, Amy W.; Londoño, Catalina (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 2013)

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