xii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9781576603321 alkaline paper 1576603326 alkaline paper
"Aqua Shock takes a realistic look at the water crisis in America, explaining where our water comes from, what's happening to it, and why. It examines complicated water laws, discusses who does and who doesn't own rights to water, and describes how our groundwater becomes polluted. It concludes with what can be done to ease the crisis"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Liquid gold Where our water comes from : a global perspective The disappearing act Danger! safe water at risk On governing water America's water gods The cost of water : cash, commodities, and capitalism Can water be saved.