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The Great Lakes water wars, Peter Annin

Label
The Great Lakes water wars
Title
The Great Lakes water wars
Statement of responsibility
Peter Annin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The Great Lakes are the largest collection of fresh surface water on earth, and more than 40 million Americans and Canadians live in their basin. Will we divert water from the Great Lakes, causing them to end up like Central Asia's Aral Sea, which has lost 90 percent of its surface area and 75 percent of its volume since 1960? Or will we come to see that unregulated water withdrawals are ultimately catastrophic? Peter Annin writes a fast-paced account of the people and stories behind these upcoming battles. Destined to be the definitive story for the general public as well as policymakers, The Great Lakes Water Wars is a balanced, comprehensive look behind the scenes at the conflicts and compromises that are the past-and future-of this unique resource."--Publisher's website
  • Publisher description for The Great Lakes water wars / Peter Annin. The Great Lakes are the largest collection of fresh surface water on earth, and more than 40 million Americans and Canadians live in their basin. Will we divert water from the Great Lakes, causing them to end up like Central Asia's Aral Sea, which has lost 90 percent of its surface area and 75 percent of its volume since 1960? Or will we come to see that unregulated water withdrawals are ultimately catastrophic? Peter Annin writes a fast-paced account of the people and stories behind these upcoming battles. Destined to be the definitive story for the general public as well as policymakers, The Great Lakes Water Wars is a balanced, comprehensive look behind the scenes at the conflicts and compromises that are the past-and future-of this unique resource
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Annin, Peter
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD1695.G69
LC item number
A56 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Water resources development
  • Water-supply
  • Water resources development
  • Water-supply
  • Great Lakes
  • Wasserversorgung
  • Wasserwirtschaft
Label
The Great Lakes water wars, Peter Annin
Instantiates
Publication
Contributor
Former owner
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-295) and index
Contents
Hope and hopelessness -- To have and have not -- The Aral experiment -- Rising temperatures, falling water? -- Aversion to diversion -- Battle lines and skirmishes -- Reversing a river -- Long Lac and Ogoki -- Pleasing Pleasant Prairie -- Sacrificing Lowell -- Tapping Mud Creek -- Akron gets the nod -- New rules of engagement -- The Nova group and Annex 2001 -- Marching toward a compact -- Waukesha worries -- Who will win the war?
Control code
65205007
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 303 p.
Isbn
9781559630870
Lccn
2006009620
Note
One copy's provenance: C. K. Prahalad
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)65205007
Label
The Great Lakes water wars, Peter Annin
Publication
Contributor
Former owner
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-295) and index
Contents
Hope and hopelessness -- To have and have not -- The Aral experiment -- Rising temperatures, falling water? -- Aversion to diversion -- Battle lines and skirmishes -- Reversing a river -- Long Lac and Ogoki -- Pleasing Pleasant Prairie -- Sacrificing Lowell -- Tapping Mud Creek -- Akron gets the nod -- New rules of engagement -- The Nova group and Annex 2001 -- Marching toward a compact -- Waukesha worries -- Who will win the war?
Control code
65205007
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 303 p.
Isbn
9781559630870
Lccn
2006009620
Note
One copy's provenance: C. K. Prahalad
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)65205007

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