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Global Water Crisis : A Reference Handbook (Hardcover) (David E. Newton)

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Newton, a freelance writer of nonfiction books and materials for young adults, offers a resource for young adults on the global water crisis. It explains the amount and type of water available; the history of key types of water technology, such as irrigation and dam-building, water treatment systems, and power production; description of the growth of water law; analysis of current factors in the development of the water crisis, such as population growth, urbanization, drought, and climate change; and explanation of the types of disputes over water resources and major factors in the concern for access to water, sanitation, and adequate hygiene around the world. Subsequent chapters contain essays by experts on topics like desalination and reuse, the Colorado River, water in Africa, and the Buffalo River; profiles of key individuals and organizations; key laws and legal cases; an annotated bibliography; and a timeline. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 354
Genre: Technology
Sub-Genre: Reference
Series Title: Contemporary World Issues
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Author: David E. Newton
Language: English
Street Date: April 25, 2016
TCIN: 51155499
UPC: 9781440839801
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-5059
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