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Author Colopy, Cheryl Gene.
Title Dirty, sacred rivers : confronting South Asia's water crisis / Cheryl Colopy.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  GB1340.G36 C65 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xiii, 400 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Dirty, sacred rivers -- The real poop: how rivers become sewers -- Delhi's Yamuna -- Melting ice rivers -- The shrinking third Pole -- In the valley of Dhunge Dhara -- Melamchi River blues -- More river blues -- Belji of Dhulikhel -- The sorrows of Bihar -- The Koshi's revenge -- The engineers -- The Garland -- Susu -- Beyond barrages and boundaries.
Subject Ganges River (India and Bangladesh) -- Environmental conditions.
Water -- Pollution -- Ganges River (India and Bangladesh)
Water-supply -- Ganges River (India and Bangladesh)
Stream ecology -- Ganges River (India and Bangladesh)
ISBN 9780199845019 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0199845018 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 778827785