Reference Shelf: Water Supply

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Hardcover
ISBN: 978-0-8242-1079-3
200 pages
Pub. Date: 2008
Price: $75.00

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Offers an overview of the best methods for providing fresh, potable water to the world community, with an emphasis on the challenges posed by geography, a continually expanding population, changing weather patterns, and widespread drought, among others. Essays discuss the global water supply, water scarcity, the rise of big water companies, the issue of polluted and contaminated water supplies, water management, and how climate change has affected the world’s water supply.