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Title Water supply / edited by Richard Joseph Stein.
Imprint New York : H.W. Wilson Co., 2008.

Series Reference shelf ; v. 80, no. 2
Reference shelf ; v. 80, no. 2.
Subject Water-supply.
Water -- Pollution.
Global warming.
Water rights.
Alt Name Stein, Richard Joseph.
Description viii, 195 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-189) and index.
Contents The global water supply : an overview. Blue planet blues / Eleanor J. Sterling ; PopulationWatch : "more crop per drop" / Tushaar Shah ; Water scarcity : the food factor / David Molden, Charlotte De Fraiture, and Frank Rijsberman ; Not a drop to drink / Katharine Mieszkowski ; Where's the water? / Andrea Neal ; Water woes / Marianne Lavelle ; Ask Natural Life : bottled water or tap water? / Wendy Priesnitz -- Water wars. The rise of big water / Charles C. Mann ; Water for profit / Jon R. Luoma ; The new water wars / Bill Lambrecht ; Water war / Current Events ; Sharing the river out of Eden / Sandra L. Postel -- Polluted waters. Sold down the river / Eleanor J. Sterling and Merry D. Camhi ; Troubled waters / Mary Carmichael, Sarah Schafer, and Sudip Mazumdar ; A prayer for the Ganges / Joshua Hammer ; Breathless in Brooklyn / Frank Koughan ; Dangerous waters / Sharon P. Nappier, Robert S. Lawrence, and Kellogg J. Schwab ; Water / New Internationalist -- Climate change and the water supply. A European Sahara? / Eric Pape ; The big dry / The Economist ; Tapped out? : melting snow may equal less water / Laura Snider ; Climate change could mean more massive downpours / Lisa Stiffler and Tom Paulson -- Water management. How to fix our dam problems / James G. Workman ; Scaling up drinking water services / Junaid K. Ahmad, David Savage, and Vivek Srivastava ; From California sewage, drinking water / Randal C. Archibold ; Clean and green / Donald Baker, Les Lampe, and Laura Adams.
ISBN 9780824210793 (alk. paper)
0824210794 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 193910512