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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 ..

Water Is For Fighting Over

ISBN 10 : 9781610916806
ISBN 13 : 1610916808

When we think of water in the West, we think of conflict and crisis. In recent years, newspaper headlines have screamed,"Scarce water and the death of California farms,” "The Dus..

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..

The Water Knife

ISBN 10 : 9780748127153
ISBN 13 : 0748127151

From the international bestselling author of the Hugo and Nebula award-winning The Windup Girl, comes an electrifying thriller set in a world on the edge of collapse. WATER IS POWE..

Rivers Of Empire

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105001941827
ISBN 13 :

An analysis of the opening of the American West views the ecological reality of the area's aridity as the source of political control..