3 edition of Sustainable solutions for water resources found in the catalog.
Sustainable solutions for water resources
James L. Sipes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||HD1691 .S617 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009043687|
Water-quality disasters occur frequently worldwide and do not necessarily occur only in underdeveloped world. Detailed water-quality evaluations can help prevent occurrence of some of these book chapter addresses goals 3, 6 and 14 by discussing our vulnerability to water disasters to help us avoid some of them in the future. Sustainable Solutions to the Water Supply Crisis? The current and future water crisis described above requires multiple approaches to extending our fresh water supply and moving towards sustainability. Some of the longstanding traditional approaches include dams and aqueducts. Figure 3. Hoover Dam, Nevada, U.S. Hoover Dam, Nevada, : Matthew R. Fisher.
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Sustainable Solutions for Water Resources takes a practical approach to head off a global water catastrophe by offering sensible measures that can be put in place immediately to promote a clean, plentiful flow of the Earth's most precious by: 3.
Written by leading policy makers, lawyers, economists, hydrologists, ecologists, engineers, and planners, Sustainable Water reaches across disciplines to address problems and solutions for the sustainable use of water in urban areas.
The solutions and ideas put forward in this book integrate water management strategies to increase resilience in 5/5(1). Get the single-source solutions guide to the sustainable management of water resources. Why is water the environmental issue. The answer is simple: without it, life on this planet could not exist.
Yet, despite this fact, reckless consumption practices from a growing population are drying up the Earths already limited water resources. Other factors, such as river and lake contamination, rising. Sustainable Solutions: Problem Solving for Current and Future Generations The objective of this book is to offer a solutions-based approach to sustainability.
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