Water Rites

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Fairwood Press, 2007 - Fiction - 305 pages
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We failed to check global warming. In this dry future water is the most valuable resource. It is power. And in the US, the Army Corps of Engineers has become the guardian and keeper of water. Life is metered by water - by it's lack and its location. And who controls it. Major Carter Voltaire, newly in charge of The Pipeline, the enormous water project that keeps much of the western US alive, finds himself standing between thirsty locals and the need to provide water to the many. He has seen devastating water riots and must find a way to prevent that from happening here, while protecting precious water. There are no good answers.

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User Review  - Neile - Goodreads

I couldn't put this down, and finished at 3:00 this morning. Read full review

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

This is a great post climate change book, containing three short stories and a novel, all linked. The world building is well done, and the setting is vivid. It takes place in a future Oregon which has ... Read full review


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A Hugo Award finalist and winner of the "Asimov's" Readers Award, MARY ROSENBLUM lives in the Pacific Northwest.

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