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Water quality and availability [electronic resource] : a reference handbook / E. Willard Miller, Ruby M. Miller.

By: Miller, E. Willard (Eugene Willard), 1915-2002.
Contributor(s): Miller, Ruby M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contemporary world issues: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1992Description: 1 online resource (xii, 430 p.) : maps.ISBN: 0585062064 (electronic bk.); 9780585062068 (electronic bk.); 128071378X; 9781280713781.Subject(s): Water quality -- United States | Water-supply -- United States | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General | Electronic books | Natural resources Water | United States | Environmental SciencesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Water quality and availability.DDC classification: 333.91/00973 Online resources: EBSCOhost In: ABC-CLIOSummary: Designed to serve as both a one-stop information source and a guide to in depth exploration, this eye-opening volume examines the availability and quality of our most fundamental resource-water. Solidly grounded in scientific fact and historical and environmental realities, Water Quality and Availability offers a sobering look at the state of our water supply, the factors that threaten its purity, government regulations designed to preserve and protect it, and how current water shortages are affecting the lifestyle and livelihoods of thousands of Americans. While not promising any easy answers, the book provides solid, useful information that can serve as a foundation for decision making, further research, or simply enhanced understanding of this critical resource.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-358) and index.

Filmography: p. 355-392.

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Designed to serve as both a one-stop information source and a guide to in depth exploration, this eye-opening volume examines the availability and quality of our most fundamental resource-water. Solidly grounded in scientific fact and historical and environmental realities, Water Quality and Availability offers a sobering look at the state of our water supply, the factors that threaten its purity, government regulations designed to preserve and protect it, and how current water shortages are affecting the lifestyle and livelihoods of thousands of Americans. While not promising any easy answers, the book provides solid, useful information that can serve as a foundation for decision making, further research, or simply enhanced understanding of this critical resource.

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Water quality and availability by Miller, E. Willard ©1992
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