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Water Wars by Diane Raines Ward

Water Wars

  • Paperback $16.00

    Jun 03, 2003 | 320 Pages

  • Ebook $11.99

    Jun 03, 2003 | 320 Pages

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Praise

“Thorough and thoughtful.” —Detroit Free-Press

“An engaging story…[with] plenty to inspire and alarm.” —Business Week

“Riveting…I will never turn on the tap again without thinking about where the water comes from and where it goes.” —Ken Burns, producer/director of the “Civil War“, “Baseball“, and “Jazz” documentaries

“Clear, jargon free…comprehensive.” —The Baltimore Sun

“A wonderful book [with] splendid insight.” —Environmental News

“Important [and] impressive.” —Ottawa Citizen

Table Of Contents

Water WarsIntroduction
Sweet Water

Chapter 1
Hold Back the Sea
Climate Shock and Rising Waters

Chapter 2
A Sin of Scale
The Great Projects

Chapter 3
A Thousand Valleys
River Basins and Utopian Dreams

Chapter 4
Dry, Drier, Driest
Greening the Desert

Chapter 5
Predicaments
Power and Water

Chapter 6
Raging Rivers
Living in Floodplains

Chapter 7
The Wars

Chapter 8
Praying for Rain

Epilogue
The Everglades

Notes
Glossary and Abbreviations
Selected Bibliography by Subject
Acknowledgments
Index

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