Sustainable Water Resources

Sustainable Water Resources

by Anne Rooney
     
 

ISBN-10: 1848372868

ISBN-13: 9781848372863

Pub. Date: 08/01/2009

Publisher: Arcturus Publishing

How Can We Save Our World looks at how the idea of sustainable development is having an increasing influence on a wide range of human activities. The books examine the environmental costs and unsustainable nature of modern life, and discuss ways in which society can progress towards a more sustainable future.

Sustainable Water Resources describes the origins of

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Overview

How Can We Save Our World looks at how the idea of sustainable development is having an increasing influence on a wide range of human activities. The books examine the environmental costs and unsustainable nature of modern life, and discuss ways in which society can progress towards a more sustainable future.

Sustainable Water Resources describes the origins of the world's water and how we use water in our homes, industries, and agriculture. It discusses:

The pressures on the water supply today

How water shortages affect people's lives

Technological solutions for providing clean water and processing water

How we can use water more efficiently to ensure there is enough for all.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848372863
Publisher:
Arcturus Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2009
Series:
How Can We Save Our World? Series
Pages:
46
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction The World's Water 6

Chapter 1 Water in the Past 12

Chapter 2 Pressures on Water Resources 16

Chapter 3 The Human Dimension 24

Chapter 4 Technological Solutions 30

Chapter 5 Saving for a Secure Future 36

Chapter 6 A Fairer World 42

Glossary 44

Further Information 45

Index 46

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