Books & Reports

Books and reports covering a wide range of water related topics.

 

Fresh water is quickly becoming big business, and a preserve of the wealthy. The world’s most fundamental and indispensable resource — water — is fast disappearing. A global shortage of water is looming as the most threatening ecological, economic, and political crisis of the21st century.

 

“Imagine a world in twenty years, in which no substantive progress has been made to provide basic wastewater service in the Third World, or to force industry and industrial agriculture production to stop polluting water systems, or to curb the mass movement of water by pipeline, tanker and other diversion, which will have created huge new swaths of desert.”

Nov 062009
 

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