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The Resource Water 4.0 : the past, present, and future of the world's most vital resource, David Sedlak

Water 4.0 : the past, present, and future of the world's most vital resource, David Sedlak

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Water 4.0 : the past, present, and future of the world's most vital resource
Title
Water 4.0
Title remainder
the past, present, and future of the world's most vital resource
Statement of responsibility
David Sedlak
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Turn on the faucet, and water pours out. Pull out the drain plug, and the dirty water disappears. Most of us give little thought to the hidden systems that bring us water and take it away when we're done with it. But these underappreciated marvels of engineering face an array of challenges that cannot be solved without a fundamental change to our relationship with water, David Sedlak explains in this enlightening book. To make informed decisions about the future, we need to understand the three revolutions in urban water systems that have occurred over the past 2,500 years and the technologies that will remake the system. The author starts by describing Water 1.0, the early Roman aqueducts, fountains, and sewers that made dense urban living feasible. He then details the development of drinking water and sewage treatment systems--the second and third revolutions in urban water. He offers an insider's look at current systems that rely on reservoirs, underground pipe networks, treatment plants, and storm sewers to provide water that is safe to drink, before addressing how these water systems will have to be reinvented. For everyone who cares about reliable, clean, abundant water, this book is essential reading"--
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Sedlak, David L
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Water
  • Water and civilization
  • Water resources development
  • Water-supply engineering
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • NATURE
  • Water
  • Water and civilization
  • Water resources development
  • Water-supply engineering
Label
Water 4.0 : the past, present, and future of the world's most vital resource, David Sedlak
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Water supply in Rome, the world's first metropolis -- 2. The bucket era -- 3. Europe's sewage crisis -- 4. Growing old thanks to water treatment -- 5. Burning rivers, fading paint, and the clean water movement -- 6. The chlorine dilemma -- 7. "Drains to bay" -- 8. Traces of trouble : hormones, pharmaceuticals, and toxic chemicals -- 9. Paying for the fourth revolution -- 10. The toilet-to-tap solution -- 11. Turning to the sea for drinking water -- 12. A different tomorrow -- 13. Reflections
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ocn868964987
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 332 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780300199352
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt5qb78r
  • 8c73bed8-b8bc-4925-b85d-3f9d4e030950
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868964987
Label
Water 4.0 : the past, present, and future of the world's most vital resource, David Sedlak
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Water supply in Rome, the world's first metropolis -- 2. The bucket era -- 3. Europe's sewage crisis -- 4. Growing old thanks to water treatment -- 5. Burning rivers, fading paint, and the clean water movement -- 6. The chlorine dilemma -- 7. "Drains to bay" -- 8. Traces of trouble : hormones, pharmaceuticals, and toxic chemicals -- 9. Paying for the fourth revolution -- 10. The toilet-to-tap solution -- 11. Turning to the sea for drinking water -- 12. A different tomorrow -- 13. Reflections
Control code
ocn868964987
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 332 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300199352
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt5qb78r
  • 8c73bed8-b8bc-4925-b85d-3f9d4e030950
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868964987

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