The Resource Chasing water : a guide for moving from scarcity to sustainability, Brian Richter, (ebook)

Chasing water : a guide for moving from scarcity to sustainability, Brian Richter, (ebook)

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Chasing water : a guide for moving from scarcity to sustainability
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Chasing water
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a guide for moving from scarcity to sustainability
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Brian Richter
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eng
Summary
Water scarcity is spreading and intensifying in many regions of the world, with dire consequences for local communities, economies, and freshwater ecosystems. Current approaches tend to rely on policies crafted at the state or national level, which on their own have proved insufficient to arrest water scarcity. To be durable and effective, water plans must be informed by the culture, economics, and varied needs of affected community members. International water expert Brian Richter argues that sustainable water sharing in the twenty-first century can only happen through open, democratic dialogue and local collective action. In Chasing Water, Richter tells a cohesive and complete story of water scarcity: where it is happening, what is causing it, and how it can be addressed. Through his engaging and nontechnical style, he strips away the complexities of water management to its bare essentials, providing information and practical examples that will empower community leaders, activists, and students to develop successful and long-lasting water programs. Chasing Water will provide local stakeholders with the tools and knowledge they need to take an active role in the watershed-based planning and implementation that are essential for water supplies to remain sustainable in perpetuity
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Midwest
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Richter, Brian D
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333.91
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non fiction
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hoopla digital
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  • Water-supply
  • Water-supply
  • Water resources development
  • Water resources development
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adult
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Chasing water : a guide for moving from scarcity to sustainability, Brian Richter, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781610915373
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11454032
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remote
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11454032
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MWT11454032
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Chasing water : a guide for moving from scarcity to sustainability, Brian Richter, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781610915373
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11454032
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11454032
System control number
MWT11454032
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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