Water in Texas: An Introduction

Water in Texas: An Introduction

by Andrew Sansom
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

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

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:
9780292752788
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Series:
Texas Natural History Guides
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
57 MB
Note:
This product may take a few minutes to download.

Related Subjects

Meet the Author

ANDREW SANSOM is Executive Director of the River Systems Institute at Texas State University-San Marcos. One of Texas's leading conservationists, he is a former executive director of both the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Nature Conservancy, as well as the founder of the Parks and Wildlife Foundation of Texas.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >