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Dirty, sacred rivers : confronting South Asia's water crisis / Cheryl Colopy.

  • ISBN: 9780199845019 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0199845018 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Description: xiii, 400 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press,

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Gordon College Stack Level 2 GB 1340 .G36 C65 2012 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Dirty, sacred rivers -- The real poop: how rivers become sewers -- Delhi's Yamuna -- Melting ice rivers -- The shrinking third Pole -- In the valley of Dhunge Dhara -- Melamchi River blues -- More river blues -- Belji of Dhulikhel -- The sorrows of Bihar -- The Koshi's revenge -- The engineers -- The Garland -- Susu -- Beyond barrages and boundaries.
Subject: Ganges River (India and Bangladesh) > Environmental conditions.
Water > Pollution > Ganges River (India and Bangladesh)
Water-supply > Ganges River (India and Bangladesh)
Stream ecology > Ganges River (India and Bangladesh)