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Cadillac Desert

ISBN 10 : 1440672822
ISBN 13 : 9781440672828

"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. It is a tale of river..


Cadillac Desert

ISBN 10 : 0140178244
ISBN 13 : 9780140178241

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..


A Dangerous Place

ISBN 10 : 0142003832
ISBN 13 : 9780142003831

Traces the history of California from a largely desert area to a region that has become the most populated state in the country in spite of water supply problems and the certainty ..



The Water Knife

ISBN 10 : 9780385352895
ISBN 13 : 0385352891

WATER IS POWER In the near future, the Colorado River has dwindled to a trickle. Detective, assassin, and spy, Angel Velasquez “cuts” water for the Southern Nevada Water Author..


Overtapped Oasis

ISBN 10 : 0933280769
ISBN 13 : 9780933280762

Focuses on the value of water in the west, with brief overview of the history of dams and wild life, the law and water allocation for both use and waste, and ways to modernize wate..


The Last Oasis

ISBN 10 : 1853831484
ISBN 13 : 9781853831485

For decades now we have wasted and mismanaged the world's water supplies. Today, 27 countries are short of water, a quarter of the world's population has no safe water, 46 per cent..