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Water follies : groundwater pumping and the fate of America's fresh waters / Robert Glennon.

By: Glennon, Robert Jerome, 1944-Material type: TextTextPublication details: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©2002. Description: 1 online resource (x, 314 pages) : illustrations, mapsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1417539437; 9781417539437; 9781597267878; 1597267872; 1559632232; 9781559632232Subject(s): Water-supply -- United States | Groundwater -- United States | Water use -- United States | Water consumption -- United States | Eau -- Approvisionnement -- États-Unis | Eau souterraine -- Etats-Unis | Eau -- Utilisation -- États-Unis | Eau -- Consommation -- États-Unis | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General | Groundwater | Water consumption | Water-supply | Water use | United States | Wasserversorgung | Grundwasserentnahme | Umweltschaden | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Water follies.DDC classification: 333.91/0413/0973 LOC classification: TD223 | .G58 2002ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
1. The worth of water in the United States -- 2. Human reliance on groundwater -- 3. How does a river go dry : the Santa Cruz in Tucson -- 4. A river at risk : the Upper San Pedro River in Arizona -- 5. Tampa Bay's avarice : Cypress Groves, wetlands, springs, and lakes in Florida -- 6. The tourist's mirage : San Antonio's River Walk, the Edwards Aquifer, and endangered species -- 7. Suburban development and watershed initiatives : Massachusetts' Ipswich River Basin -- 8. A game of inches for endangered Chinook salmon : California's Cosumnes River, the Army Corps of Engineers, and Sacramento sprawl -- 9. Wild blueberries and Atlantic salmon : down east Maine -- 10. Size does count, at least for French fries : Minnesota's Straight River -- 11. The Black Mesa Coal Slurry Pipeline : the Hopi Reservation in Arizona -- 12. Is gold or water more precious : mining in Nevada -- 13. All's fair in love and water -- 14. The future of water : tourism and Grand Canyon National Park -- 15. The tragedy of law and the commons.
Action note: digitized 2010 committed to preserveSummary: Includes material on the effects of groundwater pumping on the Santa Cruz in Tucson, the Upper San Pedro River in Arizona, Florida wetlands, the Edwards Aquifer in Texas, the Ipswich River Basin in Massachusetts, the Cosumnes River of California, Maine, the Straight River of Minnesota, the Hopi Reservation in Arizona, Nevada, and the Grand Canyon.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-296) and index.

1. The worth of water in the United States -- 2. Human reliance on groundwater -- 3. How does a river go dry : the Santa Cruz in Tucson -- 4. A river at risk : the Upper San Pedro River in Arizona -- 5. Tampa Bay's avarice : Cypress Groves, wetlands, springs, and lakes in Florida -- 6. The tourist's mirage : San Antonio's River Walk, the Edwards Aquifer, and endangered species -- 7. Suburban development and watershed initiatives : Massachusetts' Ipswich River Basin -- 8. A game of inches for endangered Chinook salmon : California's Cosumnes River, the Army Corps of Engineers, and Sacramento sprawl -- 9. Wild blueberries and Atlantic salmon : down east Maine -- 10. Size does count, at least for French fries : Minnesota's Straight River -- 11. The Black Mesa Coal Slurry Pipeline : the Hopi Reservation in Arizona -- 12. Is gold or water more precious : mining in Nevada -- 13. All's fair in love and water -- 14. The future of water : tourism and Grand Canyon National Park -- 15. The tragedy of law and the commons.

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Includes material on the effects of groundwater pumping on the Santa Cruz in Tucson, the Upper San Pedro River in Arizona, Florida wetlands, the Edwards Aquifer in Texas, the Ipswich River Basin in Massachusetts, the Cosumnes River of California, Maine, the Straight River of Minnesota, the Hopi Reservation in Arizona, Nevada, and the Grand Canyon.

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