The water crisis / edited by George A. Nikolaieff.


New York : H.W. Wilson Company, 1967.

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Subjects Eau -- Approvisionnement.
Eau -- Pollution.
Ressources en eau -- Exploitation.
Water -- Pollution.
Water Pollution.
Water Supply.
Water resources development.
Water-supply.
Series Reference shelf ; v. 38, no. 6.
Description 192 pages ; 20 cm.
Copyright Date 1967.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-192).
Summary A compilation of articles dealing with the nature of water ; the water supply, pollution and other factors limiting it ; methods of increasing the supply, and sources of financing them.
Contents pt. 1. Dimensions of crisis: The nature of water / Charles E. Renn (The Johns Hopkins Magazine) -- Water needs of man / Charles C. Bradley (Science) -- Chief users of water -- The hydrologic cycle / Jack Hirshleifer [and others] -- Some population limits / Charles C. Bradley (Science) -- part 2. Water supplies and their limitations: The rain must fall, unevenly / John Lear (Saturday Review) -- When the rains don't fall (Unesco Courier) -- Rainfall and erosion / W.E. Bullard (Journal Water Pollution Control Federation) -- The factor of waste / Charles C. Bennett (Saturday Review) -- Needs versus shortages (Senior Scholastic) -- part 3. The growing sewer: What price greatness? / Lyndon B. Johnson -- Pollution from industries and cities / Donald E. Carr (The Atlantic) -- Sources of natural pollution -- The visible tragedy -- Financial loss / Gerald E. Snook (Cleveland Plain Dealer) -- Types of pollutants / Allen V. Kneese -- How clean should waters be? / George B. Angevine -- part 4 The battle for more and cleaner water: Water shortage is a frame of mind / William Bowen (Fortune) -- Prevention at the source / Lyndon B. Johnson -- Financing the drive on pollution / John H. Allan (New York TImes) -- Cleanup in the Ohio Valley -- New era on the Ohio River / Paul Underwood (New York Times) -- How Du Pont meets the challenge -- Plans to increase supplies / James E. Bylin (Wall Street Journal) -- Desalting plants / Gladwin Hill (New York Times) -- part 5. Who pays?: How standards are set -- The growing federal role / Richard L. Worsnop (Editorial Research Reports) -- Federal agencies (Power) -- More money / Burt Schorr (Wall Street Journal) -- West's water fight / James E. Bylin (Wall Street Journal) -- Weapons against pollution / Jonathan Spivak (Wall Street Journal) -- How Germany keeps the Ruhr River clean (U.S. News and World Report) -- Who pays the clean water bill? / Richard D. Hoak -- A river dies, and is born again / Fred J. Cook (New York Times Magazine) -- For some, the cleanup means a fortune / Robert A. Wright (New York Times) -- part 6. Improving on nature: What is clean water? / David Vienna (New York Times) -- Reusing water / Gladwin Hill (New York Times) -- The fluoridation debate (Senior Scholastic) -- Water reclamation efforts -- The Aswan High Dam (The Atlantic) -- A global water information system / Daniel Behrman (Unesco Courier).
Network Numbers (OCoLC)269316
(OCoLC)ocm00269316
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WorldCat Identities Nikolaieff, George A.
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