Best Groundwater & Flood Control Books

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1. PPI PE Civil Reference Manual, 16th Edition – Comprehensive Reference Manual for the NCEES PE Civil Exam

Author: by Michael R. Lindeburg PE
Published at: PPI, A Kaplan Company; Sixteenth edition (April 23, 2018)
ISBN: 978-1591265702

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CERM16 – The Reference Manual Every PE Civil Examinee Needs!Michael R. Lindeburg, PE’s PE Civil Reference Manual, 16th Edition (Also known as CERM16) is the only reference you need to prepare for the Breadth portion of the PE Civil exam.

This comprehensive manual follows NCEES PE Civil exam specifications and addresses complex topics by parsing them into condensed, understandable, readable sections. Offering a complete review of all exam topics, this reference manual is up-to-date to the current exam specifications and design standards, and employs instructional design to enable comprehensive understanding that builds exam confidence.

The PE Civil exam is an 8-hour, open book exam. Use this reference manual to fully prepare for the exam, and bring it with you on exam-day for your must-have reference. Also available is the new PE Civil Companion for the 16th Edition, which offers a convenient side-by-side companion offering a comprehensive index with thousands of entries covering all topics; over 100 appendices; and over 550 common civil engineering definitions.

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PPI FE Civil Review – A Comprehensive FE Civil Review Manual

Author: by Michael R. Lindeburg PE
Published at: PPI, A Kaplan Company; First edition (June 15, 2017)
ISBN: 978-1591265290

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Michael R.Lindeburg PE’s FE Civil Review offers complete coverage of the NCEES Civil FE exam knowledge areas and the relevant elementsequations, figures, and tablesfrom the NCEES FE Reference Handbook. With concise explanations of thousands of equations, and hundreds of figures and tables, the FE Civil Review contains everything you need to successfully prepare for the Civil FE exam.

The FE Civil Review organizes the Handbook elements logically, grouping related concepts that the Handbook has in disparate locations. All Handbook elements are shown in blue for easy identification. Equations, and their associated variations and values, are clearly presented. Descriptions are succinct and supported by exam-like example problems, with step-by-step solutions to reinforce the theory and application of fundamental concepts.

Thousands of terms are indexed to facilitate cross-referencing. Entrust your FE exam preparation to PPI and get the power to pass the first timeguaranteed. Topics CoveredComputational ToolsConstructionDynamicsEngineering EconomicsEnvironmental EngineeringEthics and Professional PracticeFluid MechanicsGeotechnical EngineeringHydraulics and Hydrologic SystemsMaterialsMathematicsMechanics of MaterialsProbability and StatisticsStaticsStructural AnalysisStructural DesignSurveyingTransportation EngineeringKey Features:Complete coverage of all exam knowledge areas.


3. PPI PE Civil Practice Problems, 16th Edition – Comprehensive Practice for the NCEES PE Civil Exam

Author: by Michael R. Lindeburg PE
Published at: PPI, A Kaplan Company; Sixteenth edition (March 1, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1591265726

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PE Civil Practice Problems contains over 900 problems designed to reinforce your knowledge of the topics presented in the PE Civil Reference Manual. Short, six-minute, multiple-choice problems follow the NCEES PE Civil exam problem format and focus on individual engineering concepts.

Longer, more complex problems challenge your skills in identifying and applying related engineering concepts. Problems will also familiarize you with the codes and standards you’ll use on the exam. Solutions are clearly written, complete, and easy to follow.U.S.

Customary and SI units are equally supported, and units are meticulously identified and carried through in all calculations. All solution methodologies permitted by the NCEES PE Civil exam (e.G., ASD and LRFD) are presented. Frequent references to figures, tables, equations, and appendices in the PE Civil Reference Manual and the exam-adopted codes and standards will direct you to relevant support material.

Topics Covered:Civil Breadth Project Planning; Means and Methods; Soil Mechanics; Structural Mechanics; Hydraulics and Hydrology; Geometrics; Materials; Site DevelopmentConstruction Earthwork Construction and Layout; Estimating Quantities and Costs; Construction Operations and Methods; Scheduling; Material Quality Control and Production; Temporary Structures; Health and SafetyGeotechnical Site Characterization; Soil Mechanics, Laboratory Testing, and Analysis; Field Materials Testing, Methods, and Safety; Earthquake Engineering and Dynamic Loads; Earth Structures; Groundwater and Seepage; Problematic Soil and Rock Conditions; Earth Retaining Structures; Shallow Foundations; Deep FoundationsStructural Analysis of Structures; Design and Details of Structures; Codes and ConstructionTransportation Traffic Engineering; Horizontal Design; Vertical Design; Intersection Geometry; Roadside and Cross-Section Design; Signal Design; Traffic Control Design; Geotechnical and Pavement; Drainage; Alternatives AnalysisWater Resources and Environmental Analysis and Design; HydraulicsClosed Conduit; HydraulicsOpen Channel; Hydrology; Groundwater and Wells; Wastewater Collection and Treatment; Water Quality; Drinking Water Distribution and Treatment; Engineering Economic Analysis Key Features: Over 900 practice problems to help prepare you for the NCEES PE Civil Exam.


4. PPI FE Civil Practice – Comprehensive Practice for the NCEES FE Civil Exam

Author: by Michael R. Lindeburg PE
Published at: PPI, A Kaplan Company; First edition (June 15, 2017)
ISBN: 978-1591265306

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PE Civil Quick Reference consolidates the most valuable and commonly used equations, figures, and tables from the PE Civil Reference Manual. Maximize your problem-solving efficiency and save time during the exam by having the most useful equations and data at your fingertips.

This book’s extensive index quickly directs you to desired equations, figures, and tables. Find what you need without wading through paragraphs of descriptive text or solved problems. The Quick Reference is organized according to the companion PE Civil Reference Manual the two share chapter and section numbers so you can easily access related supplemental material.

Key Features: A robust index to facilitate quick referencing during the NCEES PE Civil Exam. Organized accordingly to accompany the PE Civil Reference Manual to easily access related supplemental material. Binding: PaperbackPublisher: PPI, A Kaplan Company


6. The Johnstown Flood

Author: by David McCullough
Published at: Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition (January 15, 1987)
ISBN: 978-0671207144

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The stunning story of one of America’s great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded Age America, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough. At the end of the nineteenth century, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, was a booming coal-and-steel town filled with hardworking families striving for a piece of the nation’s burgeoning industrial prosperity.

In the mountains above Johnstown, an old earth dam had been hastily rebuilt to create a lake for an exclusive summer resort patronized by the tycoons of that same industrial prosperity, among them Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and Andrew Mellon.

Despite repeated warnings of possible danger, nothing was done about the dam. Then came May 31, 1889, when the dam burst, sending a wall of water thundering down the mountain, smashing through Johnstown, and killing more than 2,000 people. It was a tragedy that became a national scandal.

Graced by David McCullough’s remarkable gift for writing richly textured, sympathetic social history, The Johnstown Flood is an absorbing, classic portrait of life in nineteenth-century America, of overweening confidence, of energy, and of tragedy. It also offers a powerful historical lesson for our century and all times: the danger of assuming that because people are in positions of responsibility they are necessarily behaving responsibly.


7. PPI Water Resources and Environmental Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam – A complete Reference Manual for the NCEES PE Civil Exam

Author: by Jonathan Brant PhD
Published at: PPI, A Kaplan Company; First edition (July 1, 2011)
ISBN: 978-1591260950

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The Water Resources and Environmental Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam prepares you for the water resources and environmental depth section of the NCEES PE Civil Water Resources and Environmental Exam. It provides a complete introduction to the water resources and environmental depth section of the Civil PE exam with clear, easy-to-understand explanations of water resources and environmental engineering concepts.

The comprehensive reference manual includes example problems that demonstrate how concepts are applied, and end-of-chapter problems for independent practice. Plus, the detailed tables, figures, and appendices are a great resource for solving the example problems. Topics covered Activated Sludge Environmental Remediation Groundwater Engineering Hazardous Waste and Pollutants HydraulicsClosed Conduit HydraulicsOpen Channel Hydrology Waste and Wastewater Composition and Chemistry Wastewater Wastewater Treatment Water Treatment Key features An overview of the Ten States Standards.


8. Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam, 15th Ed

Author: by Michael R. Lindeburg PE
Published at: PPI, A Kaplan Company; Fifteenth Edition, New (November 20, 2015)
ISBN: 978-1591265085

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This book is no longer up to date, please see PPI’s PE Civil Reference Manual for the current edition (ISBN1: 978-1591265702 / ISBN2: 1591265703)


9. PPI Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Water Resources and Environmental Depth Exam Problems, 2nd Edition – Contains 100 Practice Problems for the NCEES PE Civil Water Resources and Environmental Exam

Author: by R. Wane Schneiter PhD PE

Published at: PPI, A Kaplan Company; Second edition (February 17, 2015)
ISBN: 978-1591264828

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Targeted Training for Solving Civil PE Water Resources and Environmental Depth Exam ProblemsSix-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Water Resources and Environmental Depth Problems contains 100 multiple-choice problems that are grouped into nine chapters that correspond to a topic on the PE Civil water resources and environmental depth exam.

Problems are representative of the exam’s format, scope of topics, and level of difficulty. Like the PE exam, an average of six minutes is required to solve each problem in this book. Each problem includes a hint to provide direction in solving the problem.

In addition to the correct solution, you will find an explanation of the faulty solutions leading to the three incorrect answer options. The incorrect options are intended to represent common mistakes specific to different problem types. The solutions are presented in a step-by-step sequence to help you follow the logical development of the correct solution and to provide examples of how you may want to approach your solutions as you take the PE exam.

10. Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River

Author: by David Owen
Published at: Riverhead Books; Reprint edition (April 10, 2018)
ISBN: 978-0735216099

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An eye-opening account of where our water comes from and where it all goes. The Colorado River is an essential resource for a surprisingly large part of the United States, and every gallon that flows down it is owned or claimed by someone.

David Owen traces all that water from the Colorado’s headwaters to its parched terminus, once a verdant wetland but now a million-acre desert. He takes readers on an adventure downriver, along a labyrinth of waterways, reservoirs, power plants, farms, fracking sites, ghost towns, and RV parks, to the spot near the U.S.

Mexico border where the river runs dry. Water problems in the western United States can seem tantalizingly easy to solve: just turn off the fountains at the Bellagio, stop selling hay to China, ban golf, cut down the almond trees, and kill all the lawyers.

But a closer look reveals a vast man-made ecosystem that is far more complex and more interesting than the headlines let on. The story Owen tells in Where the Water Goes is crucial to our future: how a patchwork of engineering marvels, byzantine legal agreements, aging infrastructure, and neighborly cooperation enables life to flourish in the desert and the disastrous consequences we face when any part of this tenuous system fails.

11. Groundwater and Wells

Author: by Robert J. Sterrett
Published at: Smyth Co Inc; 3rd edition (January 1, 2007)
ISBN: 978-0978779306

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Edited by Robert Sterrett, Ph.D., PG Johnson Division This is the third edition to what is our top-selling reference book year after year! This tremendous resource should be on your desk if you are serious about the groundwater industry.

It features 20 years of advancements in technology and knowledge gained in the field. Included are new borehole geophysical techniques, information on underbalanced and horizontal drilling, new approaches to well development, as well as details on ASR, groundwater monitoring and remediation, prepack screens for water interactive well design and well maintenance programs for water well contractors and design engineers.

This reference manual is the comprehensive guide for the design, installation, and maintenance of water wells.2008 / 812 pages

12. PPI PE Civil Companion for the Sixteenth Edition – A Supportive Resource Guide for the NCEES PE Civil Exam

Author: by Michael R. Lindeburg PE
Published at: PPI, A Kaplan Company; First edition (August 24, 2018)
ISBN: 978-1591266280

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A Supportive Resource Guide for the NCEES PE Civil Exam The PE Civil Companion for the Sixteenth Edition is an ideal accompaniment to both the PE Civil Reference Manual and PE Civil Practice Problems. This convenient volume of valuable supporting resources can be used side-by-side with both titles to pinpoint information quickly during study and on exam day.

Start from any chapter in the PE Civil Reference Manual and use the PE Civil Companion’s comprehensive index to navigate easily to related coverage in other chapters. Thousands of entries cover all topics and key terms in the PE Civil Reference Manual.

Key FeaturesOver 550 common civil engineering terms to help you grasp key concepts100 appendices of essential support materialBinding: PaperbackPublisher: PPI, A Kaplan Company

13. Water Resources Engineering

Author: by Larry W. Mays
Published at: Wiley; 3rd edition (April 2, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1119490579

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Modern water conveyance and storage techniques are the product of thousands of years of human innovation; today we rely on that same innovation to devise solutions to problems surrounding the rational use and conservation of water resources, with the same overarching goal: to supply humankind with adequate, clean, freshwater.

Water Resources Engineering presents an in-depth introduction to hydrological and hydraulic processes, with rigorous coverage of both core principles and practical applications. The discussion focuses on the engineering aspects of water supply and water excess management, relating water use and the hydrological cycle to fundamental concepts of fluid mechanics, energy, and other physical concepts, while emphasizing the use of up-to-date analytical tools and methods.

Now in its Third Edition, this straightforward text includes new links to additional resources that help students develop a deeper, more intuitive grasp of the material, while the depth and breadth of coverage retains a level of rigor suitable for use as a reference among practicing engineers.

14. Troubled Water: What's Wrong with What We Drink

Author: by Seth M. Siegel
Published at: Thomas Dunne Books; 1st edition (October 1, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1250132543

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New York Times bestselling author Seth M. Siegel shows how our drinking water got contaminated, what it may be doing to us, and what we must do to make it safe. If you thought America’s drinking water problems started and ended in Flint, Michigan, think again.

From big cities and suburbs to the rural heartland, chemicals linked to cancer, heart disease, obesity, birth defects, and lowered IQ routinely spill from our taps. Many are to blame: the EPA, Congress, a bipartisan coalition of powerful governors and mayors, chemical companies, and drinking water utilitieseven NASA and the Pentagon.

Meanwhile, the bottled water industry has been fanning our fears about tap water, but bottled water is often no safer. The tragedy is that existing technologies could launch a new age of clean, healthy, and safe tap water for only a few dollars a week per person.

Scrupulously researched, Troubled Water is full of shocking stories about contaminated water found throughout the country and about the everyday heroes who have successfully forced changes in the quality and safety of our drinking water. And it concludes with what America must do to reverse decades of neglect and play-it-safe inaction by government at all levels in order to keep our most precious resource safe.

15. Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam: A Companion to the Civil Engineering Reference Manual, 15th Ed

Author: by Michael R. Lindeburg PE
Published at: PPI, A Kaplan Company; Fifteenth Edition, New (November 19, 2015)
ISBN: 978-1591265108

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This book is no longer up to date, please see PPI’s PE Civil Practice Problems for the current edition (ISBN1: 978-1591265726 / ISBN2: 159126572X)

16. Applied Groundwater Modeling: Simulation of Flow and Advective Transport

Author: by Mary P. Anderson
Published at: Academic Press; 2nd edition (August 28, 2015)
ISBN: 978-0120581030

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This second edition is extensively revised throughout with expanded discussion of modeling fundamentals and coverage of advances in model calibration and uncertainty analysis that are revolutionizing the science of groundwater modeling. The text is intended for undergraduate and graduate level courses in applied groundwater modeling and as a comprehensive reference for environmental consultants and scientists/engineers in industry and governmental agencies.