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Running Out of Water: The Looming Crisis and Solutions to Conserve Our Most Precious Resource

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Water is the world's life source and essential to all living creatures. Although we live on the blue planet, only 3 percent of all our water is drinkable. Yet we've grown accustomed to using it with abandon – individuals consume about 80 to 100 gallons per day adding up to the equivalent of an Olympic sized swimming pool every year. By this decade's end, when the world pop ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published August 17th 2010 by St. Martin's Press
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Stuart
Jun 09, 2013 Stuart rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
“Stop populating!!! Not necessarily the thesis of Running out of Water, but the reason that it points to for the global crisis of the world running out of Water. It was as interesting as a book on water conservation can be. To overcome this crisis it guides us to have a more responsible use of water such as recycling it and find multiple uses of used water. I would highly recommend this book to anyone who is concerned with our oncoming water crisis. Though our issue is a growing population, Runn ...more
Walt Milowic
I thought this was a good book about our dwindling fresh water resources. It gave some practical ideas of what we can do about preserving this resource but also the problems that go with those solutions.
Joeydag
Feb 28, 2014 Joeydag rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Some interesting facts and stories about how communities can deal with water shortages. Not hysterical but not too inspiring either.
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