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Water in Texas: An Introduction / Edition 1
     

Water in Texas: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Andrew Sansom
 

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ISBN-10: 0292718098

ISBN-13: 9780292718098

Pub. Date: 09/28/2008

Publisher: University of Texas Press

No natural resource issue has greater significance for the future of Texas than water. The state's demand for water for municipal, industrial, agricultural, and recreational uses continues to grow exponentially, while the supply from rivers, lakes, aquifers, and reservoirs is limited. To help Texans manage their water resources today and plan for future needs, one

Overview

No natural resource issue has greater significance for the future of Texas than water. The state's demand for water for municipal, industrial, agricultural, and recreational uses continues to grow exponentially, while the supply from rivers, lakes, aquifers, and reservoirs is limited. To help Texans manage their water resources today and plan for future needs, one of Texas's top water experts has compiled this authoritative overview of water issues in Texas.

Water in Texas covers all the major themes in water management and conservation:

  • Living with a Limited Resource
  • The Molecule that Moves Mountains
  • A Texas Water Journey
  • The Gulf Shores of Texas
  • Who's Who in Water
  • Texas Water Law: A Blend of Two Cultures
  • Does Texas Have Enough Water?
  • Planning for the Future
  • What's in Your Water?
  • How Much is Water Worth?
  • Water is Our Legacy

Illustrated with color photographs and maps, Water in Texas will be the essential resource for landowners, citizen activists, policymakers, and city planners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292718098
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
09/28/2008
Series:
Texas Natural History Guides
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
319
Sales rank:
903,829
Product dimensions:
4.80(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword by Denise Trauth
Chapter 1. Introduction: Living with a Limited Resource
Chapter 2. The Molecule That Moves Mountains
Chapter 3. A Texas Water Journey
Chapter 4. The Gulf Shores of Texas
Chapter 5. Who's Who in Water
Chapter 6. Texas Water Law: A Blend of Two Cultures
Chapter 7. Does Texas Have Enough Water?
Chapter 8. Planning for the Future
Chapter 9. What's in Your Water?
Chapter 10. How Much Is Water Worth?
Chapter 11. Water Is Our Legacy
Appendix
Bibliography
Index

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