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Author Swihart, Thomas L., 1929-
Title Florida's water [electronic resource] : a fragile resource in a vulnerable state / Tom Swihart.
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : RFF Press, 2011.
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 Electronic Book  GB705.F5 S94 2011eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (x, 274 p.) : ill., map
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The watery foundation -- Origins of the modern water management system -- The responsibilities of water management -- Five philosophies for five water management districts? -- Suwannee River: God made it and gravity runs it -- Northwest Florida: the forgotten district -- Southwest Florida: a truce in the "water wars" -- The St. Johns River district: reaching the limits of water supply? -- South Florida water management district: managing nature? -- Water supply is easy -- Saving the water -- Charge a few nickels for water -- Farming the water -- Turning up the thermostat in paradise -- Will Florida get the water future right? -- Appendices: 1. Milestones of water management in Florida -- 2. 2008 water Congress recommendations -- 3. List of abbreviations and acronyms -- 4. Glossary.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Water -- Florida.
Water-supply -- Florida.
Water quality -- Florida.
Hydrologic cycle -- Florida.
Water -- Pollution -- Florida.
Florida -- Environmental conditions.
Related To Print version: Swihart, Thomas L.,. Florida's water. Abingdon, Oxon ; RFF Press, 2011. 9781617260933 1617260932 (DLC) 2010045583
ISBN 1136521658 (electronic bk.)
9781136521652 (electronic bk.)
9781617260933 (hardback : alk. paper)
1617260932 (hardback : alk. paper)