When we turn on the tap or twist open a tall plastic bottle, we probably dont give a second thought about where our drinking water comes from. But how it gets from the ground to the glass is far more convoluted than we might think.read more
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Acclaimed author and award-winning scientist and activist Vandana Shiva lucidly details the severity of the global water shortage, calling the water crisis the most pervasive, most severe, and most invisible dimension of the ecological devastation of the earth.read more
This twentieth-anniversary edition of the world?s best-selling greywater book features a dozen more pages, complete information on the ?laundry to landscape? system, new color plates, extensive revisions to every page, and dozens of new photos and figures.read more
This landmark book by marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols is a persuasive case for water’s healing power.read more
The average North American family uses about 400 gallons of water a day. In The Water-Wise Home, Laura Allen concisely explains the current state of the water crisis (“water is destiny”) and teaches homeowners how to create a fully water-wise landscape.read more
Water is more than a mere flow of energy or a useful means of transport. Why does water in streams and rivers always take a winding course? Do common principles and rhythms guide the movement of water, whether in the sea or in a plant or in the blood of a human being?
The final book in Maude Barlows Blue trilogy, Blue Future is a powerful, penetrating, and timely look at the global water crisis and what we can do to prevent it. The global water crisis has dramatically deepened.read more
Fresh water is one of the essential natural resources on Earth, and groundwater constitutes 98% of the liquid fresh water on the planet. Yet, throughout the world, groundwater resources are being depleted, allocated, squandered, contaminated ? but rarely is their fundamental value to humankind thought about or understood!
When Wendy Pabich received a monthly water bill for 30,000 gallons (for a household of two people and one dog), she was chagrined. After all, she is an expert on sustainable water use. So she set out to make a change.read more