Black, Maggie.

The atlas of water : mapping the world's most critical resource / Atlas of water : mapping the world's most critical resource / Maggie Black and Jannet King ; foreword by Margaret Catley-Carlson. - 2nd ed. , Scale not given. - London : Earthscan, 2009. - 1 atlas (128 p.) : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p.120-125) and index.

The global water pot -- Water shortage -- Rising demand -- Dwindling supply -- Competition and conflict -- Climate change -- Urbanization -- Altered flows -- Draining wetlands -- Drylands and droughts -- Floods -- Water for drinking -- Water for sanitation -- Water at home -- Water and disease -- Disease vectors -- Water for food -- Dispossession by water -- Irrigation -- Water for industry -- Water for energy -- Water for fisheries -- Transport and leisure -- Water for sale -- Water pollutants -- Water pollution -- Damaged waterways -- Threatened ecologies -- Millennium development goals -- Treaties and obligations -- Deepening co-operation -- Managing water -- Water footprint -- Water at a price -- Technological fixes.

9781844078271 (pbk.) Rs495.00


Water-supply--Maps.
Water quality--Maps.
Groundwater--Maps.
Water resources development--Maps.
Water--Pollution--Maps.

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