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The atlas of water : mapping the world's most critical resource / Maggie Black and Jannet King ; foreword by Margaret Catley-Carlson.

By: Black, Maggie.
Contributor(s): King, Jannet | Earthscan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelMapPublisher: London : Earthscan, 2009Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 atlas (128 p.) : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781844078271 (pbk.).Other title: Atlas of water : mapping the world's most critical resource [Portion of title].Subject(s): Water-supply -- Maps | Water quality -- Maps | Groundwater -- Maps | Water resources development -- Maps | Water -- Pollution -- MapsDDC classification: 333.91 BLA Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
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.
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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.

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