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Water Is For Fighting Over

ISBN 10 : 9781610916790
ISBN 13 : 1610916794

When we think of water in the West, we think of conflict and crisis. Yet despite decades of headlines warning of mega-droughts, the death of agriculture, and the collapse of cities..


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..


River Notes

ISBN 10 : 9781610912068
ISBN 13 : 1610912063

Plugged by no fewer than twenty-five dams, the Colorado is the world's most regulated river drainage. The Colorado River provides most of the water supply of Las Vegas, Tucson, and..


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..


Unquenchable

ISBN 10 : 9781597266390
ISBN 13 : 1597266396

In the middle of the Mojave Desert, Las Vegas casinos use billions of gallons of water for fountains, pirate lagoons, wave machines, and indoor canals. Meanwhile, the town of Orme,..


A Long Walk To Water

ISBN 10 : 0547532849
ISBN 13 : 9780547532844

The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The g..


Whiskey Is For Drinking Water Is For Fighting Over

ISBN 10 : OCLC:894909372
ISBN 13 :

As urban populations grow, water managers are becoming increasingly concerned about water scarcity. Water managers once relied on developing new sources of water supply to manage s..