Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Richter, Brian D.

Summary: "Water scarcity is spreading and intensifying in many regions of the world, with dire consequences for local communities, economies, and freshwater ecosystems. Current approaches tend to rely on policies crafted at the state or national level, which on their own have proved insufficient to arrest water scarcity. To be durable and effective, water plans must be informed by the culture,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333 RIC

Summary: "Directed by Emmy Award winner Marina Zenovich and executive produced by Academy Award winner Alex Gibney, this National Geographic documentary film unfolds like a real-life film noir, uncovering the ruthless exploits of California's notorious water barons, who profit off the state's resources while everyday citizens endure a debilitating water crisis"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WAT

Masters, Nancy Robinson.

Summary: Examines the water cycle, capturing and storing water and how water gets to homes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J628.1 MAS

Cartlidge, Cherese.

Summary: "Describes the invention and development of water-harvesting machines. Includes glossary, websites, and bibliography for further reading"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 628.1 CAR

Olien, Rebecca

Summary: "Describes how cities treat freshwater so that it is safe to drink"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J628.162 OLI

Postel, Sandra

Summary: Sandra Postel takes readers around the world to explore water projects that work with, rather than against, nature's rhythms. In New Mexico, forest rehabilitation is safeguarding drinking water; along the Mississippi River, farmers are planting cover crops to reduce polluted runoff; and in China, "sponge cities" are capturing rainwater to curb urban flooding. Efforts like these will be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Island Press 2017

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: A look at the world's water crisis and how the causes of the depleting water supply is connected to pollution, human rights, and even politics. Features interviews with scientists and activists. Includes commentary, expanded interviews, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FLO

Summary: In 2014, to reduce costs, city officials changed the source of Flint, Michigan's drinking water supply and as a result subjected its population to dangerous levels of lead contamination. This program looks at the logistics of the Flint water crisis and exposes vulnerabilities that exist in water systems throughout the county.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV POI

Barlow, Maude.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.91 BAR

Ringstad, Arnold

Summary: Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the building of the Hoover Dam. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 609 RIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J609 MOM

Summary: "Poison on Tap is a compelling case study in how government at all levels can go very wrong and yet shows the power of the human spirit to overcome" - back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.43 POI

De Villiers, Marq.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.91 DEV

Ward, Diane Raines.

Summary: From the co-author of "Tiger-Wallahs" comes a book on what every person should know--beyond the headlines of the current global water crisis--about the history and fate of our most vital resource.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.91 WAR

Barnett, Cynthia

Summary: Discusses concerns over fresh- and groundwater supplies in the early twenty-first century, examines the efforts of individuals, businesses, and governments to reduce water use, and describes technologies that improve the amount of water used for agricultural irrigation, the amount of money businesses can save by recycling air conditioning condensation, and related topics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.91 BAR

Fiege, Mark.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Washington Press 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.913 FIE

Smith, Zachary A. (Zachary Alden)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABC-CLIO 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.91 SMI

Olien, Rebecca

Summary: "A description of the Earth's water sources, salt water, and freshwater"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J551.4 OLI

Defreitas, Susan.

Summary: "In the tinder-dry Southwest, three roommates--students at Deep Canyon College, known for its radical politics--are looking for love, adventure, and the promise of a bigger life that led them West. But when the FBI comes to town in pursuit of an alum wanted for "politically motivated crimes of property," rumor has it that undercover agents are enrolled in classes, making the college dating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Square Editions 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEF

Standiford, Les

Summary: Documents the story of William Mulholland's Los Angeles aqueduct, the largest public water project ever built, describing how it transformed a small desert city into a modern metropolis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 STA

Burns, Max

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cottage Life Books 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 628.7 BUR

Fishman, Charles

Summary: The water coming out of your kitchen tap is four billion years old and might well have been sipped by a Tyrannosaurus rex. Rather than only three states of water, liquid, ice, and vapor, there is a fourth, "molecular water," fused into rock 400 miles deep in the Earth, and that's where most of the planet's water is found. Unlike most precious resources, water cannot be used up; it can always be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.91 FIS

Salzman, James.

Summary: When you turn on the tap or twist the cap, you might not give a second thought to where your drinking water comes from. But how it gets from the ground to your glass is far more complex than you might think. Is it safe to drink tap water? Should you feel guilty buying bottled water? Is your water vulnerable to terrorist attacks? With springs running dry and reservoirs emptying, where is your...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Gildan Audio 2012

View online at Hoopla

Annin, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Island Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.91 ANN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.916 Annin

Sedlak, David L.

Summary: "Turn on the faucet, and water pours out. Pull out the drain plug, and the dirty water disappears. Most of us give little thought to the hidden systems that bring us water and take it away when we're done with it. But these underappreciated marvels of engineering face an array of challenges that cannot be solved without a fundamental change to our relationship with water, David Sedlak explains...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale Univ Pr 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333 SED