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Making the most of the water we have

David B. Brooks

Making the most of the water we have

the soft path approach to water management

by David B. Brooks

  • 179 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Earthscan in London, Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Water-supply,
  • Management,
  • Water resources development

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by David B. Brooks, Oliver M. Brandes and Stephen Gurman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD195.W3 M35 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 273 p. :
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24895787M
    ISBN 109781849713085
    LC Control Number2011001272

    Encouraged We love original content and self-posts! Thoughts, discussion questions, epiphanies and interesting links about authors and their work. We also encourage discussion about developments in the book world and we have a flair system. Important We don't allow personal recommendation posts. We need to create a #WestWaterSyllabus. Mark Hertsgaard at the Daily Beast got a lot of traction this weekend with a piece suggesting this: If You Only Read One Book About the Water Crisis: ‘Cadillac Desert’.If we’re going to have a #WestWaterSyllabus, there’s no question Cadillac Desert has to be on it, but making it the only thing we read is problematic.

      Water is the most precious natural resource that we have on this planet. It is an essential element that plays a major role in every aspect of our daily lives. For example, water is used for drinking, bathing, cooking, recreating, cleaning, manufacturing, and energy production (just to name a few).   A searching novel of contemporary manners—and long-buried secrets—by seasoned storyteller Lamb (Wishin' and Hopin', , etc.).Lamb’s latest opens almost as a police procedural, its point of view that of one Gualtiero Agnello (hint: agnello means “lamb” in Italian), rife with racial and sexual -forward five decades, and it’s a different world, the POV now taken by an.

    How much drinking water do we have? When you look at a globe or a map of the Earth, it would seem that we have a lot of water. In fact, 72% of the Earth is covered in water. Unfortunately, we can't use most of that as drinking water. Over 97% of the Earth's water is salt water in oceans and seas. Another 2% is frozen in icecaps and glaciers. Water is so far the only common liquid we know that is capable of this. So I think that Lawrence Henderson may have been right when he argued in that water is biophilic -- though he didn't use that word, and his interpretation of that fact was rather different! Q: You note in your book that in some ways, water is more like a crystal than a.


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