Washington Post: Three books on water, its importance and its future

July 12, 2011 | General RCAP News

The July 10 Washington Post had a review on three books about water, its importance and its future.

The article begins:

"Water is the ultimate renewable resource — which is why we are running out. Because it falls from the sky, constantly replenished and cleansed in a cycle of evaporation and precipitation, we regard it as free, a gift from God. It is never truly owned or consumed, only borrowed from nature. And so we squander it and defile it. Until, as we are increasingly finding, it is not there when we want it."

The article reviews:

  • The Ripple Effect by Alex Prud’homme
  • The Big Thirst by Charles Fishman
  • Elixir by Brian Fagan

Read the full article