Best Reference Books – Groundwater Hydrology

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Groundwater Hydrology subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Groundwater Hydrology along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Groundwater Hydrology subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Groundwater Hydrology" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Groundwater” by Raghunath H M

Book Review: This book provides an introduction to all the aspects of ground water management which includes assessment, development, utilization and management. The book also deals with the application of different formulae for different field conditions, processing, data collection, design principles and test procedures. The book also contains many case studies related to pump test data. The book also includes project description on irrigation methods and sprinkler and drip irrigation methods. This book is very suitable for students, researchers and professionals involved in the field of ground water development and management.

2. “Groundwater hydrology” by Todd D K

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Book Review: This book is completely updated so as to cover all the latest advancements in the field of groundwater hydrology. The book very nicely presents groundwater hydrology along with fundamental principles, methods and problems. The book includes the role of computers for data organization, problem solving, groundwater resource management and many more. The book also provides special attention to modern methods of groundwater modeling along with a description of MODFLOW. This book is suitable for geology, civil and environmental engineering streams.

3. “Groundwater Hydrology” by M Karamouz

Book Review: This book provides a compiled view of various subjects and techniques related to the practice of groundwater and also provide a systematic description about the fundamentals of ground water technology thereby becoming very useful for undergraduate and graduate students as well as researchers. The book also describes the model making techniques with the help of application of science, engineering, planning and management techniques. The book also discusses various issues that occur in groundwater hydrology along with many water quality issues. The book also demonstrates the application of system analysis techniques to groundwater engineering, planning and management.

4. “Groundwater Hydrology of Springs” by Kresic Stevanovic

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“Groundwater Hydrology of Springs” Book Review: The book is an updated and revised piece of work featuring latest theory and recent developments in managing and sustaining the water quality of springs. It covers many of the world’s largest springs, providing the reader to have a global perspective of engineering principles. The featured concepts, principles, and techniques are used to deal with the problems like mis-management and over exploitation. The chapters of this book cover spring and the aquifer, groundwater and contaminant transport models, management, and sustainability. The book delicately focuses students, researchers, professionals, engineers in the development of the groundwater hydrology of springs.

5. “Modeling Groundwater Flow and Pollution Softcover reprint of the original” by A Verruijt

“Modeling Groundwater Flow and Pollution Softcover reprint of the original” Book Review: This book is an excellent resource for students and professionals in civil, environmental, geotechnical fields. The chapters of this book cover topics like modeling groundwater flow, acute contamination sources, and response to the system. This Book is certified by various international institutions and organizations. The book is written from both theoretical as well as practical point-of-view and aims in presenting latest information on the practical approach on problem sets in realistic situations. The applications of groundwater are discussed in detail.

6. “Ground-Water Vulnerability” by Jason Gurdak

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“Ground-Water Vulnerability” Book Review: The book is written from both theoretical as well as practical point-of-view and aims in presenting latest information on fundamental principles and key concepts of groundwater vulnerability. The book consists of theory and applications of various models and their corresponding maps. It explains about the generation of models and maps by logistic regression and geographic information system respectively. The chapters of the book are nicely interpreted and hence provide easy-to-grab knowledge to the readers. This book is an excellent resource for students and professionals in geotechnical and environmental studies.

7. “Groundwater Dynamics in Hard Rock Aquifers” by Ahmed Jayakumar Salih

“Groundwater Dynamics in Hard Rock Aquifers” Book Review: The book is an updated and revised piece of work featuring the latest information on structure and functioning of an aquifer in a granitic formation. The chapters of this book are majorly based on hydrological research, hard rock aquifers, pumping tests, analyses of aquifer parameters, water budgeting, governing equations, and simulation of flow. The book features geophysical, geological, and remote sensing applications in order to conceptualize an aquifer system. The chapters highlighting the applications of remote sensing and GIS in groundwater exploration as well as the applications of geostatistics in optimal groundwater are included in this text.

8. “Numerical Models in Groundwater Pollution” by Karel Kovarik

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“Numerical Models in Groundwater Pollution” Book Review: The book aims in introducing the numerical methods and approach to groundwater pollution. The chapters in this book cover all the major topics and concepts related to finite and boundary element methods. The book also discusses advantages of these methods in groundwater hydrology. For better understanding of the readers the book includes computer programs, source code, and examples developed on the basis of the theoretical backgrounds of these methods. The book will be suitable for the students, researchers, professionals, and engineers related to geotechnical and civil branches.

9. “Groundwater Recharge from Run-Off, Infiltration and Percolation” by J R Gat

“Groundwater Recharge from Run-Off, Infiltration and Percolation” Book Review: The book is an updated and revised piece of work featuring latest theory and recent developments in groundwater management strategies. The chapters of the book are well-written and cover various topics like recharge flux, surface to surface transformation, groundwater issues, and modern approaches to determine groundwater recharge. The book also covers detailed analysis of the fate of groundwater recharge in hydraulic and geological means. This book is an excellent resource for the students and professionals in geotechnical engineering fields.

10. “Reference Book to Accompany Practical Problems in Groundwater Hydrology” by Terry D Lahm

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“Reference Book to Accompany Practical Problems in Groundwater Hydrology” Book Review: The book aims in presenting all the important topics, concepts, methods, and recent developments in the field of groundwater hydrology. The problems underlying in groundwater hydrology are discussed in detail. The book focuses on development of quantitative skills, data analysis and data exploration, and graphic technologies. To give better practical knowledge and relatable content to the readers many case studies and exercises are included in this text. The book will be useful for the students pursuing their career in groundwater engineering.

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