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Water follies : groundwater pumping and the fate of America's fresh waters
Title:
Water follies : groundwater pumping and the fate of America's fresh waters
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c2002.
ISBN:
9781559632232

9781559634007
Physical Description:
x, 314 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
worth of water in the United States -- Human reliance on groundwater -- How does a river go dry : the Santa Cruz in Tucson -- river at risk : the Upper San Pedro River in Arizona -- Tampa Bay's avarice : Cypress Groves, wetlands, springs, and lakes in Florida -- tourist's mirage : San Antonio's River Walk, the Edwards Aquifer, and endangered species -- Suburban development and watershed initiatives : Massachusetts' Ipswich River Basin -- game of inches for endangered Chinook salmon : California's Cosumnes River, the Army Corps of Engineers, and Sacramento sprawl -- Wild blueberries and Atlantic salmon : down east Maine -- Size does count, at least for French fries : Minnesota's Straight River -- Black Mesa Coal Slurry Pipeline : the Hopi Reservation in Arizona -- Is gold or water more precious : mining in Nevada -- All's fair in love and water -- future of water : tourism and Grand Canyon National Park -- tragedy of law and the commons.
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