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Confronting the Nation"s Water Problems

The Role of Research

by National Research Council (US)

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Published by National Academy Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental - Water Supply,
  • Nature,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10359417M
    ISBN 10030953335X
    ISBN 109780309533355

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Given the competition for water among farmers, communities, aquatic ecosystems and other users--as well as emerging challenges such as climate change and the threat of waterborne diseases--Confronting the Nation's Water Problems concludes that an additional $70 million in federal funding should go annually to water research.

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