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The Water Crisis: Constructing Solutions to Freshwater Pollution

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By: Julie Stauffer

161 pages, Illus, tabs, maps


Paperback | Dec 1998 | #77367 | ISBN: 185383436X
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #77741 | ISBN: 185383548X
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About this book

Practical, concise and accessible book which examines the sources and effects of modern freshwater pollution, and presents strategies for prevention and ecological technologies which may be implemented by governments, businesses or by members of the public. Published in association with the Centre for Alternative Energy.


Urbanization - sewage and storm water; industrialization - chemical contaminants; intensive farming - fertilizers and pesticides; case studies - the Rhine and the Great Lakes; prevention; legislation and economic policies; introduction to ecological technologies; soil-based systems; water-based systems; rethinking water carriage; groundwater - the special issues.

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