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  • Greywater Use in the Middle Eastby Stephen McIlwaine; Mark Redwood

    International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 43.00

    In water-scarce areas of the Middle East, greywater (household wastewater excluding toilet waste) is commonly used by poor communities to irrigate home gardens. This both supplements the water available to the household and improves food security. This book draws together material presented at a conference in Jordan in 2007, and examines the technical... more...

  • Blue Goldby Maude Barlow; Tony Clarke

    McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 24.99

    In this international bestseller, currently available in more than a dozen countries, Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke describe the real and worsening global water crisis, and reveal the plans of transnational corporations to profit from it. The authors present both a compelling case and a practical plan for fighting back against the corporate takeover... more...

  • Water and Society in Early Medieval Italy, AD 400?1000by Paolo Squatriti

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 44.00

    A discussion of the relationship between people and water in medieval Italy, first published in 1998. more...

  • Blue Revolutionby Cynthia Barnett

    Beacon Press 2011; US$ 26.95

    Americans see water as abundant and cheap: we turn on the faucet and out it gushes, for less than a penny a gallon. We use more water than any other culture in the world, much to quench what?s now our largest crop?the lawn. Yet most Americans cannot name the river or aquifer that flows to our taps, irrigates our food, and produces our electricity.... more...

  • Water for Food in a Changing Worldby Alberto Garrido; Helen Ingram

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 55.95

    There is not enough water globally for all the things humans need and want water to do for us. Water supply bubbles are bursting in China, the Middle East and India with potentially serious implications for the global economy and for political stability. Even the United States is depleting groundwater on average 25% faster than it is being replenished.... more...

  • Virtual Waterby Tony Allan

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 17.00

    The groundbreaking new concept that reveals the true and hazardous extent of our everyday water consumption. How much water does it take to make a cup of coffee? The answer may shock you: 140 litres! That?s the true amount of water used in growing, producing, packaging and shipping the beans you use to make your morning coffee. Your lunchtime hamburger... more...

  • Introduction to Water in Californiaby David Carle

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 23.95

    The food each of us consumes per day represents an investment of 4,500 gallons of water, according to the California Farm Bureau. In this densely populated state where it rains only six months out of the year, where does all that water come from? This thoroughly engaging, concise book tells the story of California's most precious resource, tracing... more...

  • Tapping Water Marketsby Terry L. Anderson; Brandon Scarborough; Lawrence R. Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Tapping Water Markets is about the past, present, and future of water markets. It compares water markets with political water allocation, documents the growth of water markets, and explores the ways in which water markets can be improved and implemented further. This book provides up-to-date information of where and why water shortages are occurring... more...

  • WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTby Bartolomé Andreo

    Springer 2013; US$ 64.99

    WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT provides a detailed introduction to the full range of advanced, multidisciplinary techniques used in the study of water resources from understanding individual aquifers to the protection and management of water in a sustainable way, compatible with the preservation of the environment. Based on a masters course from UNESCO?s... more...

  • Where the Waters Divideby Michael Mascarenhas

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 35.99

    The great strength of this book is that it systematically names and explores how neoliberalism is a racial formation highlighting not simply how water policy disadvantages First Nations communities but also how concomitant water practices privilege the environmental and social conditions that most white Canadians take for granted. Overall, Mascarenhas... more...