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The Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity

Series: The Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series

By: Sandra Postel(Author)

240 pages, no illustrations

W.W. Norton & Co.

Paperback | Dec 1997 | Edition: 2 | #177116 | ISBN: 0393317447
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Paperback | Dec 1992 | Edition: 1 | #22025 | ISBN: 1853831484
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About this book

We are already in an era of water scarcity – a quarter of the world's population has no safe water, 46 percent have no proper sanitation, and each year 4 million children die of water-borne diseases. The prospect of large-scale conflict over water supplies becomes more and more likely. Yet the technology for effective water husbandry does exist, and investing in water efficiency, recycling and conservation can go a long way to meet rising demands.


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