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      Grant MacEwan

Watershed

Reflections on Water

Intended to encourage Albertans to value a natural resource taken for granted, this book puts water in the context of its effect on our daily lives and our environment. He also warns that there are those who would exploit this valuable resource for their own use. Les mer
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Intended to encourage Albertans to value a natural resource taken for granted, this book puts water in the context of its effect on our daily lives and our environment. He also warns that there are those who would exploit this valuable resource for their own use. MacEwan wants us to make tough decisions now in order to protect our water supply in the future.
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Forlag: NeWest Press
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Språk: Engelsk
ISBN: 9781896300351
Format: 14 x 22 cm
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List of Illustrationsvi
Introduction by Hugh A. Dempseyvii
PART I. Groundwater1
PART II. Water's Place




1. The Blessing of Fresh Water

13




2. Water Is Everybody's Business

19




3. The Amazing Cycle of World Water

29
PART III. Moving Water




4. Water Flowing Into Hudson's Bay

35




5. Water Carrying Freight

45




6. Erosion and Beauty

55




7. The Red River Flood of 1950

63
PART IV. Managing Water




8. Dams, Dugouts and George Spence

73




9. Irrigating Southern Alberta

87




10. Dutch Influence On Alberta

101
PART V Sharing Water




11. A Grandiose Transcontinental Waterway

109




12. California and the Dream of Icebergs

119




13. The International Joint Commission: Negotiating Solutions

129




14. Controversy On the Columbia River

137
PART VI. Watershed Choices




15. Using Water: Edmonton Versus Calgary

145




16. Barbara Ward's Water Message

155




17. The Threat of Pollution

163




18. Selling Canada's Water

173
PART VII. Water Pleasure




A Raft on the South Saskatchewan

185
Afterword by Dr. Michael Stock191