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Water for California

Harold E. Rogers

Water for California

planning, law & practice, finance

by Harold E. Rogers

  • 231 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Bancroft-Whitney in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Water -- Law and legislation -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographic references and indexes.

      Statementby Harold E. Rogers & Alan H. Nichols.
      ContributionsNichols, Alan Hammond.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFC790 .R6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5532056M
      LC Control Number67007831
      OCLC/WorldCa3154340

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      This comprehensive yet portable guide to California pretrial practice includes detailed commentaries, the California Evidence Code (annotated with leading cases), and more. Each new edition is updated with new case law and legislation. Book $   I remember being surprised that even in California, people lived without reliable access to water. That was in The issues that plagued that .

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Along the way, we learn much about California itself as the book describes its rivers, lakes, wetlands, dams, and aqueducts and discusses the role of water in agriculture, the environment, and by:   This thoroughly engaging, concise book tells the story of California's most precious resource, tracing the journey of water in the state from the atmosphere to the snowpack to our faucets and foods.

Along the way, we learn much about California itself as the book describes its rivers, lakes, wetlands, dams, and aqueducts and discusses the role of water in agriculture, Water for California book environment, and Brand: University of California Press.

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Along the way, we learn much about California itself as the book describes its rivers, lakes, wetlands, dams, and aqueducts and discusses the role of water in agriculture, the environment, and.

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It takes 8 gallons of water to grow a tomato; gallons to make a burger patty. In fact, the food each of us consumes per day represents an investment of 4, gallons of water, according to the California Farm Bureau. In this densely populated state where it rains only six months out of the year, where does all that water come from.

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