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Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River



A brilliant, eye-opening account of where our water comes from and where it all goes 
 
The Colorado River is a crucial resource for a surprisingly large part of the United States, and every gallon that flows down it is owned or claimed by someone. David Owen traces all that water from the Colorado’s headwaters to its parched terminus, once a verdant wetland but now a million-acre desert. He takes readers on an adventure downriver, along a labyrinth of waterways, reservoirs, power plants,…

Where The Water Goes

ISBN 10 : 9780698189904
ISBN 13 : 0698189906

A brilliant, eye-opening account of where our water comes from and where it all goes The Colorado River is a crucial resource for a surprisingly large part of the United States, an..


Where The Water Goes

ISBN 10 : 9781594633775
ISBN 13 : 1594633770

A brilliant, eye-opening account of where our water comes from and where it all goes The Colorado River is a crucial resource for a surprisingly large part of the United States, an..


Where The Water Goes

ISBN 10 : 9781594633775
ISBN 13 : 1594633770

A brilliant, eye-opening account of where our water comes from and where it all goes The Colorado River is a crucial resource for a surprisingly large part of the United States, an..


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..


The Death Of Expertise

ISBN 10 : 9780190469412
ISBN 13 : 0190469412

The rise of the internet and other technology has made information more easily-accessible than ever before. While this has had the positive effect of equalizing access to knowledge..


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..