Manoj Jha

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State UniversityUnited States of America

Dr. Manoj K. Jha is Professor of Water Resources Engineering in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina A&T State University, located in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA. He has made internationally recognized contributions to the Soil and Water Engineering research via watershed modeling and other analysis techniques, including assessments of climate change, land use, land cover change, traditional and optimization analyses, and biofuel crop production on watershed hydrology and/or water quality. Specifically, he has developed and applied watershed scale models to understand impact of land use and climate change on hydrology, water availability, water quality and crop production. He has utilized state of the art tools and methods to extend the boundaries of our knowledge relating to impacts of land use on water quantity and quality. He has co-authored over 30 peer-reviewed publications and over 70 additional book chapters, conference papers and poster papers which have been conducted in the context of multidisciplinary research teams.

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Water is an essential and basic human need for urban, industrial and agricultural use. While an abundance of fresh water resources is available, its uneven distribution around the globe creates challenges for sustainable use of this resource. Water conservation refers to an efficient and optimal use as well as protection of valuable water resources and this book focuses on some commonly used tools and techniques such as rainwater harvesting, water reuse and recycling, cooling water recycling, irrigation techniques such as drip irrigation, agricultural management practices, groundwater management, and water conservation incentives.

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