Muthukrishnavellaisamy Kumarasamy

University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

Dr. Muthukrishnavellaisamy Kumarasamy is a faculty member in School of Civil Engineering, Surveying and Construction at University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. After his Bachelor degree in civil engineering, he graduated master degree in Irrigation Water Management from Anna University, India. He received doctoral degree from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India for his research work on pollutant transport studies and continued as a research associate to carry out sponsored research project on minimum flow requirement of river system for ecology. He also has worked in an affiliated state engineering institute. Presently, he is collaborating with a research team to carry out SANPAD sponsored ecosystem project for St. Lucia estuarine lake system in South Africa. He is actively involved in teaching and research activities at UKZN, South Africa. He has been awarded various Indian fellowships from Ministry of HRD, ministry of Water Resources and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. He engages himself in professional activities such as editor, editorial board member and reviewer for various international journals.

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This book shares knowledge gained through water management related research. It describes a broad range of approaches and technologies, of which have been developed and used by researchers for managing water resource problems. This multidisciplinary book covers water management issues under surface water management, groundwater management, water quality management, and water resource planning management subtopics. The main objective of this book is to enable a better understanding of these perspectives relating to water management practices. This book is expected to be useful to researchers, policy-makers, and non-governmental organizations working on water related projects in countries worldwide.

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