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Title Water use / editor: Justin Healey
Published Thirroul, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 2003


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  333.91 Hea/Wus  AVAILABLE
 MELB  333.91 Hea/Wus  AVAILABLE
Description 44 pages : illustrations, charts ; 30 cm
regular print
Series Issues in society ; v. 189
Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; v. 189
Contents Chapter 1. Global Water Use: 7 billion to face water crisis within 50 years; Water crisis deepens as experts call for control; New report projects impending water crisis, solutions to avert it; Water for our future: what are the trends; A glass half empty?; Third World Water Forum: 100 new commitments made -- Chapter 2. Water Management and Reform: Water resources; Australias̕ water resource; Water in Australia: the facts; Water crisis looms for nation: reports; Scientists push water reform plan; Water rights and responsibilities; Environmental flows; Drought-proofing nation brings a torrent of ideas; Water reform will cost us $20bn; The state of rights to water; Australias̕ water reforms; Why do we need water reform?; Water reform and the rural sector; Water reform and the urban sector -- Chapter 3. Water Conservation: Water supply, quality and conservation; Why save water?; Every drop counts; 15 easy ways to protect our water; Saving water in your everyday life; Waste not, want not: CSIRO; New-age reforms to curb water use; Quality ahead of quantity in future; Double the price of water: report; Push for mandatory water efficiency labels.R
Summary 2003 is the International Year of Fresh Water, as well as being a time of record drought in Australia. Water is a precious resource - a third of the worlds̕ population is already facing problems due to water shortage and poor supply. This book looks at water overuse and scarcity from an international and national perspective, and explores water management, reform, quality and conservation in Australia
Analysis Water conservation
Water resources
Trends, Long term
Australia overseas comparisons
Interstate comparisons
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: page 43
Audience Senior secondary and tertiary students
Subject Water conservation -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Water quality management -- Australia.
Water-supply -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Water consumption -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Water quality management.
Water resources development.
Water consumption -- Australia.
Water resources development -- Australia.
Water-supply -- Australia.
Water conservation -- Australia.
Water-supply -- Juvenile literature.
Water consumption -- Juvenile literature.
Water conservation -- Juvenile literature.
Water consumption.
Water conservation.
Author Healey, Justin.
ISBN 1876811986