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The Protection and Conservation of Water Resources: A British Perspective

By: Hadrian F Cook

336 pages, Illus, figs, tabs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Apr 1998 | #71761 | ISBN: 0471976814
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NHBS Price: £185.00 $236/€221 approx

About this book

Explores the issues surrounding water quantity and quality of supply, and ecological conservation in its present and probable future forms.


Contents

Water, Policy and Procedure; Water Resource Availability in Britain; Institutions and Legislation for Resource Management; Sustaining Bulk Supply (1): Consumption and Interference; Sustaining Bulk Supply (2): Possible Solutions; Water Quality Background Issues; Environmental Issues of Water Quality and Quantity; Towards Solutions (1): Land Use and Technical Fixes; Towards Solutions (2): The Catchment Approach; Britain, Europe, the World and the Future; References; Index.

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