Handbook of water use and conservation

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Waterplow Press, Sep 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 446 pages
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żThe definitive work on the topicż-Library Journal (starred rating), this award-winning book is żThe most through reference ever published on water use and conservationż a gold mine of resourcesż (American Water Works Association). Describes water use characteristics, water audits, and over 100 water efficiency measures for homes, landscapes, industries, businesses, and farms. Provides estimated water savings, benefits (e.g., energy savings), and costs associated with measures. Includes 175 tables, charts and photos, over 50 case studies, eight appendices, glossary, and index. The author is a nationally recognized water expert and engineer (M.S. Engineering, Dartmouth); Editorial Advisory Board Member, National Drinking Water Clearinghouse. Winner - Benjamin Franklin Book Award '02 (Technical/Professional). See more reviews at www.waterplowpress.com/reviews

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Handbook of Water Use and Conservation: Homes, Landscapes, Industries, Businesses, Farms

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An engineer and water resources consultant, Vickers has written a comprehensive, nontechnical handbook on water use and efficiency measures for homeowners, businesses, farmers, and industries. The ... Read full review

Contents

Landscape Water Use and Efficiency Measures
139
Advances in Landscape WaterUse Efficiency
146
Basic Steps in a Landscape Water Audit
152
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About the author (2001)

Nationally recognized water conservation and efficiency expert; M.S. Engineering, Dartmouth College