Sustainable Water: Challenges and Solutions from California (Paperback)

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Sustainable Water: Challenges and Solutions from California (Paperback)

By Allison Lassiter (Editor)

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Water scarcity, urban population growth, and deteriorating infrastructure are impacting water security around the globe. Struggling with the most significant drought in its recorded history, California faces all of these challenges to secure reliable water supplies for the future. The unfolding story of California water includes warnings and solutions for any region seeking to manage water among the pressures of a dynamic society and environment.

Written by leading policy makers, lawyers, economists, hydrologists, ecologists, engineers, and planners, Sustainable Water reaches across disciplines to address problems and solutions for the sustainable use of water in urban areas. The solutions and ideas put forward in this book integrate water management strategies to increase resilience in a changing world.

Contributors: John T. Andrew, Carolina Balazs, Celeste Cantú, Juliet Christian-Smith, Matthew Deitch, Caitlin Dyckman, Howard Foster, Julian Fulton, Peter Gleick, Brian E. Gray, Ellen Hanak, Maurice Hall, Michael Hanemann, Sasha Harris-Lovett, Matthew Heberger, G. Mathias Kondolf, Jay Lund, Damian Park, Kristen Podolak, John Radke, Isha Ray, David Sedlak, Fraser Shilling, Daniel Wendell, Robert Wilkinson, Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, Sarah Yarnell
Allison Lassiter completed a PhD in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at UC Berkeley.
Product Details ISBN: 9780520285354
ISBN-10: 0520285352
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: July 24th, 2015
Pages: 408
Language: English
"Lively and provocative with real food for thought."
— Jonah Raskin

"[Sustainable Water] critically examines the variability and uncertainty of the water footprint as well as its future role in sustainable water management."
— Environment and Urbanization