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Urban water supplies and politics

Anthony G. White

Urban water supplies and politics

a selected bibliography

by Anthony G. White

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Published by Council of Planning Librarians in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply -- United States -- Bibliography.

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    Cover title.

    StatementAnthony G. White.
    SeriesExchange bibliography ; 978, Exchange bibliography (Council of Planning Librarians) -- 978.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17731277M

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      The anthropologist Martha Kaplan suggests that this “bottlemania” reflects post-9/11 skepticism of federally-protected water supplies. Participants in her study of American water Author: Anya Groner. Water Pollution Control - A Guide to the Use of Water Quality Management Principles Edited by Richard Helmer and Ivanildo Hespanhol Published on behalf of UNEP United Nations Environment Programme Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council World Health Organization E & FN Spon An imprint of Thomson Professional London. Weinheim. New York.

    The history of water supply and sanitation is one of a logistical challenge to provide clean water and sanitation systems since the dawn of water resources, infrastructure or sanitation systems were insufficient, diseases spread and people fell sick or died prematurely. Major human settlements could initially develop only where fresh surface water was plentiful, such as near.   The problem of urban water supply is due to poor and leaky distribution networks leading to large amounts of “unaccounted water.” Even though New Delhi’s per-capita availability of water is greater than that of Paris, the city does not provide reliable water.


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