The Resource Down the drain: : how we are failing to protect our water resources, Ralph Pentland, Chris Wood, (ebook)

Down the drain: : how we are failing to protect our water resources, Ralph Pentland, Chris Wood, (ebook)

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Down the drain: : how we are failing to protect our water resources
Title
Down the drain:
Title remainder
how we are failing to protect our water resources
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Ralph Pentland, Chris Wood
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eng
Summary
An incisive critique of Canada's drinking water gatekeepers. Canada is celebrated for its abundance of fresh water, and few Canadians question the safety of the water that comes from our taps. But is this trust justified? One study estimates that contamination of drinking water causes 90,000 cases of illness and ninety deaths every year. In this authoritative review of decades of legislation, research, and independent regulatory critiques, accompanied by riveting stories of the many failures of our water supply, award-winning journalist Chris Wood and Canadian water policy expert Ralph Pentland expose how governments at every level have failed to protect our drinking water. The authors review the history of water management in Canada and approaches to the problem in Europe and the United States, then analyze our own approach in recent times, and finally propose a strategy to protect our water-including a new charter that will hold our government to account
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Midwest
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Pentland, Ralph
Dewey number
333.91/16
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1953-
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  • Wood, Chris
  • hoopla digital
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  • Water conservation
  • Water use
  • Water-supply
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Down the drain: : how we are failing to protect our water resources, Ralph Pentland, Chris Wood, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781926812786
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11783302
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remote
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11783302
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MWT11783302
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Down the drain: : how we are failing to protect our water resources, Ralph Pentland, Chris Wood, (ebook)
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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
9781926812786
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11783302
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11783302
System control number
MWT11783302
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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