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Author Prud'homme, Alex

Title The ripple effect : the fate of freshwater in the twenty-first century / Alex Prud'homme

Publ Info New York : Scribner, 2011
Edition First Scribner hardcover edition
 CCRI-Prov.  TD345 .P77 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  TD345 .P77 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  TD345 .P77 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 435 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes index
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Under pressure -- Quality: what is in our water? -- Drought: a creeping disaster -- Flood: come hell or high water -- Water in the twenty-first century: conflict and innovation -- The ripple effect -- "Water!"
Note This work of investigative journalism shows how freshwater is the pressing global issue of the twenty-first century
LC subject Water-supply -- Forecasting
Fresh water
Water -- Pollution
Alt Title Ripple effect : the fate of freshwater in the 21st century
ISBN 9781416535454 (hbk.)
1416535454 (hbk.)