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present He provides insight into the challenges we face with aging infrastructure rowing populations pollution control and water shortages He provides insight into the challenges we face with aging infrastructure rowing populations pollution control and water shortages he cites evidence for several solutions to these challengesSedlak provides enough background on each subject and presents it in a way that should be easy for enough background on each subject and presents it in a way that should be easy for to followOverall a reat book This is definitely an informative book It s way about water than you ever thought you would know but after reading through it all you ll know twice as much or about modern water systems and the history of water than any average personIt seems at its heart to be an academic book but it is pretty acce. Nlightening book To make informed decisions about the future we need to understand the three revolutions in urban water systems that have occurred over the past 2500 years and the technologies that will remake the system The author starts by describing Water 10 the early Roman aueducts fountains and sewers that made dense urban living feasible He then details the development of drinking water and.
horoughly enjoyed reading this book For me There Was Just Enough Technical Stuff Mixed was just enough technical stuff mixed with the history and social information A really interesting read for those who want to know about their drinking and waste watersystems where they came from and where they need to Childerley
go Probably the best book I ever read on water About half of the book is about the history of the water services It explains in a simple and interesting way how and when the techonlogy was developed and applied The other half of the book is about the future It develops on the different management options that have been tried and have Sedlakives a fantastic historical account of water use dating back to Turn on the faucet and water pours out Pull out the drain plug and the dirty water disappears Most of us ive little thought to the hidden systems that bring us water
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take it away when we’re done with it these underappreciated marvels of engineering face an array of challenges that cannot be solved without a fundamental change to our relationship with water David Sedlak explains in this ,
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is explained in commonplace way that ignores the artificial overly complex speak of scholars that sometimes exists only so they can sound fancy and official The points are thorough here and explained reasonably while not being too simple either Sedlack does a nice job hereThe book begins with an outline of the history of water from Water 10 which he outlines as the complex system with an outline of the history of water from Water 10 which he outlines as the complex system Roman aueducts and canals right up until today through our systems of chlorination filtration and reuse of water which he dons the name of Water 30 He concludes with his ideas for what the future of water may bring which. Sewage treatment systems the second and third revolutions in urban water He offers an insider’s look at current systems that rely on reservoirs underground pipe networks treatment plants and storm sewers to provide water that is safe to drink before addressing how these water systems will have to be reinvented For everyone who cares about reliable clean abundant water this book is essential readi. .