This book is carefully researched and meticulously documented. It squarely places the blame for the water crisis right where it belongs: those greedy few that want the taxpayer to... Read morePublished 11 days ago by phoenix rising
I love a great history lesson. It's all here- the characters, the fights, the ideology. Now I know why they say whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting!Published 16 days ago by Pikoush
This is the only book I've ever read twice. I have a degree in geography (U of Illinois 1977) and can appreciate the complex ecological issues, about which Reisner is not quite... Read morePublished 16 days ago by David M. Freedman
This book was very well researched and the information well presented. There is much more history in this book than I had guessed before I started reading it. Well worth reading.Published 22 days ago by Mark F. Noble
Great book with a timely message; we have outgrown our water supply, especially in California, unless we drastically change the way we charge for and use water. Read morePublished 27 days ago by George E. Escola
Yes, what makes this book great is how relevant it is today.
But first, some cons. This is a long book over 500 pages (and about 100 pages of related materials). Read more