Cadillac Desert

Author: Marc Reisner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440672828
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"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.

Cadillac Desert

Author: Marc Reisner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140178241
Size: 43.47 MB
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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

Cadillac Desert

Author: Marc Reisner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140178241
Size: 50.50 MB
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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

Introduction To Water In California

Author: David Carle
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962893
Size: 11.82 MB
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New to this updated edition: * Additional maps, figures, and photos * Expanded coverage of potential impacts to precipitation, snowpack, and water supply from climate change * Updated information about the struggle for water management and ...

Water Follies

Author: Robert Jerome Glennon
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781597267878
Size: 51.23 MB
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Water Follies, the first book to focus on the impact of groundwater pumping on the environment, brings this widespread but underappreciated problem to the attention of citizens and communities across America.

A Dangerous Place

Author: Marc Reisner
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780142003831
Size: 33.40 MB
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Reprint. In "A Dangerous Place, Marc Reisner, the author of "Cadillac Desert, the classic history of the American West and its fatal dependence on water, returns to the subject that never ceased to seduce him: California.

Redesigning The American Lawn

Author: F. Herbert Bormann
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300086942
Size: 77.60 MB
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The authors in this book state that the lawn may be an ecological anachronism, and they argue that we must rethink the way we care for our lawns so that these small pieces of the environment will demonstrate our commitment to a more ...

Killing The Hidden Waters

Author: Charles Bowden
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292743069
Size: 45.25 MB
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From the introduction to the new edition: “I’ll tell you where I went wrong.

Water And Power

Author: William L. Kahrl
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520907416
Size: 31.33 MB
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It is not the purpose of this work to propose a specific format for the settlement of the city's current difficulties with the valley, to resolve the environmental questions associated with Los Angeles's proposed groundwater pumping program ...