Liquid Assets: A History of New York City's Water System

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Purple Mountain Press, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 303 pages
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"In Liquid Assets, author Diane Galusha traces for the first time between the covers of a single volume the development of the amazing water system that altered landscapes, transformed lives, and made possible New York's preeminence among the world's great cities."-back cover.

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Galusha offers both an engineering and a social history of the New York water supply. The book is well illustrated, and I found the technical discussion generally easy to follow. One of the things the ... Read full review

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Ever wonder why New York City's tapwater tastes ridiculously good? Read full review

About the author (2002)

Diane Galusha has written several books of local and regional history, including "Liquid Assets, The Story of New York City's Water System," "Through a Woman's Eye: Pioneering Photographers of Rural Upstate," "When Cauliflower was King," and "As the River Runs, A History of Halcottsville, N.Y." The founding president of the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown, Galusha is also deeply involved in promoting the legacy of John Burroughs through preservation of Woodchuck Lodge, the literary naturalist's Roxbury summer home. She is a former journalist and newspaper editor, currently employed at the Catskill Watershed Corporation in Margaretville.

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