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Main Title Keepers of the spring : reclaiming our water in an age of globalization /
Author Pearce, Fred.
Publisher Island Press,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 55600834
ISBN 1559636815; 9781559636810
Subjects Water-supply--Management. ; Water-supply--History. ; Water conservation.
Internet Access
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Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0631/2004012079-d.html
ebrary http://site.ebrary.com/id/10196542
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ERAM  TD345,P33 2004 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 03/11/2005
Collation x, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-252) and index.
Contents Notes
Riding the water cycle -- Introduction -- Megawater -- Hydraulic civilizations -- Replumbing the planet -- Egypt's source of everlasting prosperity? -- Killing the Nigerian floodplains -- A new force of nature -- Libya's great man-made river -- A second front in the green revolution -- The devil's water -- A salty hell -- The Keepers -- The last of a dying breed? -- Hidden wonders of the ancient world -- Common monuments to human perseverance -- America's lost hydraulic civilizations -- How to catch the rain -- The people's green revolution -- Trickles and floods -- Making water from thin air -- Restoring African hydrology -- Reviving the wetlands -- Conclusion -- Battle for the New Agenda. Annotation Annotation