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Drinking Water: Understanding the Science and Policy behind a Critical Resource

This booklet provides an introduction to drinking water issues. It draws from a body of independent, peer-reviewed expert consensus reports from the National Research Council to provide an overview of public water supply and demand, water management and conservation, options for the government and the private sector, and the economic and ecological aspects of drinking water. The booklet focuses primarily on issues in the United States; references to international water issues are generally used for comparison purposes or to illustrate certain issues in greater depth.

A National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council publication.

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Date Of Record Release 2015-03-20 10:33:35
Description This booklet provides an introduction to drinking water issues. It draws from a body of independent, peer-reviewed expert consensus reports from the National Research Council to provide an overview of public water supply and demand, water management and conservation, options for the government and the private sector, and the economic and ecological aspects of drinking water. The booklet focuses primarily on issues in the United States; references to international water issues are generally used for comparison purposes or to illustrate certain issues in greater depth.

A National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council publication.
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Keyword Water, Drinking Water, Water Science, Water Policy, United States
Date Of Record Creation 2015-03-20 10:26:54
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Date Last Modified 2015-03-20 10:33:35
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2015-03-20 10:26:54 (W3C-DTF)

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