The Global Water Crisis: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues) by David E. Newton Ph.D.
2016 | ISBN: 1440839808 | English | 354 pages | PDF | 3 MB
How is water scarcity becoming a serious problem worldwide―including in the United States? This book provides a broad overview of water, sanitation, and hygiene problems faced by both developing and developed nations around the globe and suggests how these problems can be solved by imaginative and innovative thinking.
Provides readers with an understanding of the severity of the water scarcity in the world today
Explains the nature of various sanitation issues around the world, how they arise, the problems for which they are responsible, and some possible solutions
Outlines the reasons that droughts are becoming a more serious problem in many parts of the world and what can be done to deal with these water shortages
Highlights the new, specialized problems concerning water supply raised by climate change