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作者 Lassiter, Allison
書名 Sustainable Water : Challenges and Solutions from California
出版項 Berkerley : University of California Press, 2015
國際標準書號 9780520960879 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (407 pages)
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附註 Cover -- Sustainable Water -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Adapting California's Water Sector to a Changing Climate -- 2. The Water-Energy-Climate Nexus in California -- 3. California's Flawed Surface Water Rights -- 4. The Reasonable Use Doctrine in California Water Law and Policy -- 5. Urban Water Demand and Pricing in a Changing Climate -- 6. Coping with Delta Floods and Protecting California's Water Supply in a Regional Flood Management System -- 7. Portfolio Approaches to Reduce Costs and Improve Reliability of Water Supplies -- 8. The Challenge of Sustainable Groundwater Management in California -- 9. People, Resources, and Policy in Integrated Water Resource Management -- 10. The History of Water Reuse in California -- 11. Water Justice in California's Central Valley -- 12. The Incendiary Mix of Salmon and Water in Mediterranean-Climate California -- 13. Adaptive Management in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Relicensing -- 14. Emerging Cultural Waterscapes in California Cities Connect Rain to Taps and Drains to Gardens -- 15. California's Water Footprint Is Too Big for Its Pipes -- Afterword -- Index
Water scarcity, urban population growth, and deteriorating infrastructure are impacting water security around the globe. Struggling with the most significant drought in its recorded history, California faces all of these challenges to secure reliable water supplies for the future. The unfolding story of California water includes warnings and solutions for any region seeking to manage water among the pressures of a dynamic society and environment. Written by leading policy makers, lawyers, economists, hydrologists, ecologists, engineers, and planners, Sustainable Water reaches across disciplines to address problems and solutions for the sustainable use of water in urban areas. The solutions and ideas put forward in this book integrate water management strategies to increase resilience in a changing world. Contributors: John T. Andrew, Carolina Balazs, Celeste Cantú, Juliet Christian-Smith, Matthew Deitch, Caitlin Dyckman, Howard Foster, Julian Fulton, Peter Gleick, Brian E. Gray, Ellen Hanak, Maurice Hall, Michael Hanemann, Sasha Harris-Lovett, Matthew Heberger, G. Mathias Kondolf, Jay Lund, Damian Park, Kristen Podolak, John Radke, Isha Ray, David Sedlak, Fraser Shilling, Daniel Wendell, Robert Wilkinson, Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, Sarah Yarnell
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Lassiter, Allison Sustainable Water : Challenges and Solutions from California Berkerley : University of California Press,c2015 9780520285361
主題 Water security - California
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