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Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River



A downstream adventure into the heart of one of America’s most important water systems examining where our water comes from and where it all goes
 
The Colorado River is a crucial resource for a surprisingly large part of the United States, and every gallon that flows down it is owned or claimed by someone. David Owen traces all that water from the Colorado’s headwaters to its parched terminus, once a verdant wetland but now a million-acre desert. He takes readers on an adventure…

Where The Water Goes

ISBN 10 : 9780698189904
ISBN 13 : 0698189906

A downstream adventure into the heart of one of America’s most important water systems examining where our water comes from and where it all goes The Colorado River is a crucial ..


Where The Water Goes

ISBN 10 : 9781594633775
ISBN 13 : 1594633770

A brilliant, eye-opening account of where our water comes from and where it all goes The Colorado River is a crucial resource for a surprisingly large part of the United States, an..


Colorado Water Law For Non Lawyers

ISBN 10 : 0870819690
ISBN 13 : 9780870819698

Why do people fight about water rights? Who decides how much water can be used by a city or irrigator? Does the federal government get involved in state water issues? Why is water ..


The Death And Life Of The Great Lakes

ISBN 10 : 0393246434
ISBN 13 : 9780393246438

A landmark work of science, history and reporting on the past, present and imperiled future of the Great Lakes...


Water

ISBN 10 : 9781479846429
ISBN 13 : 1479846422

An intellectual history of America's water management philosophy. Humans take more than their geological share of water, but they do not benefit from it equally. This imbalance has..


Running Dry

ISBN 10 : 9781426205057
ISBN 13 : 1426205058

Waterman takes an unprecedented journey down the Colorado River, paddling in his kayak and hiking on foot, all 1,450 miles from the Rocky Mountains to its Mexican delta...


Water Is For Fighting Over

ISBN 10 : 9781610916806
ISBN 13 : 1610916808

When we think of water in the West, we think of conflict and crisis. In recent years, newspaper headlines have screamed,"Scarce water and the death of California farms,” "The Dus..


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