Preface Acknowledgements 1. Getting wise about water 2. Beneath the surface 3. Well-fed, well-watered and well-paid 4. Big and beautiful 5. Keeping their heads above the water 6. Watertight The virtual-water gallery Index
The groundbreaking new concept that reveals the true and hazardous extent of our everyday water consumption. This book shows how we as individuals, and governments globally, can make a contribution to managing our water use in a sustainable and planet-friendly way.
Professor Tony Allan is acknowledged as a world authority on water issues and as a leading voice for sustainable water development. He advises governments and organisations around the world and received the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize in 2008 for his pioneering contributions to understanding and communicating water issues. He is Professor of Geography at King's College, University of London.
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