Introduction to Water in California

Introduction to Water in California

David Carle

This completely attractive, concise ebook tells the tale of California's most useful source, tracing the adventure of water within the country from the ambience to the snowpack to our taps and meals. alongside the way in which, we study a lot approximately California itself because the ebook describes its rivers, lakes, wetlands, dams, and aqueducts and discusses the function of water in agriculture, the surroundings, and politics. crucial studying in a nation dealing with the long run with an overextended water provide, this interesting ebook indicates that, for all Californians, each drop counts.

New to this up-to-date edition:

* extra maps, figures, and photos

* improved insurance of strength affects to precipitation, snowpack, and water offer from weather change

* up-to-date information regarding the fight for water administration and capability solutions

* New content material approximately sustainable groundwater use and rules, desalination, water recycling, stormwater seize, and present proposals for water garage and diversion

*Additional desk summarizing water resources for 360 California towns and towns

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