Cadillac Desert

Author: Marc Reisner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440672828
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"The definitive work on the West's water crisis." --Newsweek The story of the American West is the story of a relentless quest for a precious resource: water.

Cadillac Desert

Author: Marc Reisner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140178241
Size: 68.54 MB
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Details the achievements of creating a desert civilization and projects on the future problems of limited groundwater reserves, silting up of reservoirs, and contamination of soil

Introduction To Water In California

Author: David Carle
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520287894
Size: 80.43 MB
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New to this updated edition: * Additional maps, figures, and photos * Expanded coverage of potential impacts to precipitation, snowpack, and water supply from climate change * Updated information about the struggle for water management and ...

Dead Pool

Author: James Lawrence Powell
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520254770
Size: 35.32 MB
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Writing for a wide audience, Powell shows us exactly why an urgent threat during the first half of the twenty-first century will come not from the rising of the seas but from the falling of the reservoirs."--BOOK JACKET.

Water Is For Fighting Over

Author: John Fleck
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610916808
Size: 18.85 MB
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John Fleck arguesthat the talk of impending doom is not only untrue, but dangerous. When people get scared, they fight for the last drop ofwater; but when they actually have less, they use less.

Water Follies

Author: Robert Jerome Glennon
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781559634007
Size: 31.69 MB
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Water Follies, the first book to focus on the impact of groundwater pumping on the environment, brings this widespread but underappreciated problem to the attention of citizens and communities across America.

Colorado Water Law For Non Lawyers

Author: P. Andrew Jones
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 9780870819698
Size: 17.18 MB
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This book will appeal to at students, non-lawyers involved with water issues, and general readers interested in Colorado’s complex water rights law.

A Dangerous Place

Author: Marc Reisner
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780142003831
Size: 15.40 MB
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Reprint. In "A Dangerous Place, Marc Reisner, the author of "Cadillac Desert, the classic history of the American West and its fatal dependence on water, returns to the subject that never ceased to seduce him: California.

Dam Nation

Author: Stephen Grace
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 076278587X
Size: 38.62 MB
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Dam Nation looks first to the past, to the stories of the California gold rush and the earliest attempts by men to shape the landscape and tame it, takes us to the “Great American Desert” and the settlement of the west under the theory ...

Where The Water Goes

Author: David Owen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698189906
Size: 44.12 MB
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The story Owen tells in Where the Water Goes is crucial to our future: how a patchwork of engineering marvels, byzantine legal agreements, aging infrastructure, and neighborly cooperation enables life to flourish in the desert —and the ...