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Understanding California water

Erwin Cooper

Understanding California water

an introduction to major agencies, projects, and controversies, alphabetically arranged

by Erwin Cooper

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Erwin Cooper in [Chico, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- California,
  • Water-supply -- California,
  • Water -- Government policy -- California

  • Edition Notes

    StatementErwin Cooper.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 352 p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23017167M
    OCLC/WorldCa52617158

    Understanding the sources and the routes it takes to reach your home is key to understanding the state of water in Los Angeles. A report by the USC Center for Sustainable Cities found that in the city of Los Angeles, water comes from three main sources: the Owens River, Northern California and the Colorado River, and groundwater. David Carle is a former park ranger and the author of California Natural History Guides about water, fire, air, and soil (UC Press), as well as other books in water history and management, including Drowning the Dream: California’s Water Choices at the Millennium and Water and the California most recent UC Press book is Traveling the 38th Parallel: A Water Line around the World ().Price: $

    Introduction to water in California. [David Carle] -- "The food each of us consumes per day represents an investment of 4, gallons of water, according to the California Farm Bureau. and the bottled-water phenomenonA book in the Californians and Their Environment subseries, dedicated to understanding human influences on the state\'s.   California’s water distribution systems lose up to billion gallons a year, the state Department of Water Resources estimates — more than enough to .

      Different Sales Tax Rates Apply to Fuel. Prior to , California applied the same sales tax rate to fuel as it did to other goods. Additionally, the state levied 18–cent–per–gallon excise taxes on gasoline and diesel fuels. In , the Legislature enacted the “fuel tax swap”—a combination of sales tax and excise tax changes designed to give the state more flexibility in the use. The following books and readings will provide a very good understanding of general water issues in California. We don't endorse everything they say, but most educated water wonks in California will have read most of them. California Water Plan, California Department of Water Resources - This was the foundation of the State Water Project.


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