Blue revolution : unmaking America's water crisis / Cynthia Barnett

Author(s): Barnett, Cynthia, 1966-
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Subjects: Water-supply--Government policy--United States
Water-supply--Case studies
Water resources development--Moral and ethical aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, c2011
LC Classification: T, TD
Physical Description: 286 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: ch. 1 . The Illusion of Water Abundance 1
ch. 2 . Reclamation to Restoration 25
ch. 3 . The Netherlands: Deluge, Dams, and the Dutch Miracle 45
ch. 4 . Powerful Thirst 63
ch. 5 . Taproot of the Crisis 81
ch. 6 . The Water-Industrial Complex 103
ch. 7 . Singapore: Of Songbirds and Sewage 121
ch. 8 . The Big Dipper 139
ch. 9 . The Business of Blue 157
ch. 10 . Australia: Dry Down Under 173
ch. 11 . An American Water Ethic 193
ch. 12 . Local Water 217
Acknowledgments 231
Notes 237
Index 269
Notes: LCCN: 2011012334
ISBN: 9780807003176 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0807003174 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The illusion of water abundance -- Reclamation to restoration -- The Netherlands : deluge, dams, and the Dutch miracle -- Powerful thirst -- Taproot of the crisis -- The water-industrial complex -- Singapore : of songbirds and sewage -- The big dipper -- The business of blue -- Australia : dry Down Under -- An American water ethic -- Local water
OCLC Number: 694832901
ISBN/ISSN: 9780807003176
0807003174