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Development of San Francisco"s water supply to care for emergencies

Nelson A. Eckart

Development of San Francisco"s water supply to care for emergencies

by Nelson A. Eckart

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Published by Seismological Society of America in [Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emergency water supply -- California -- San Francisco.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBulletin of the Seismological Society of America.
    StatementN.A. Eckart.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 185-204 :
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23048872M

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Development of San Francisco"s water supply to care for emergencies by Nelson A. Eckart Download PDF EPUB FB2

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PREFACE December T he field of water resources covers a wide range of topics and s ubject matter. This handbook focuses on one of those, the issue of water supply.

Emergency Water Supply. Maintaining an emergency water supply should be your #1 priority when gathering survival supplies. Do not underestimate the importance of having emergency water. My friend's mom lived through Hurricane Andrew and the devastating aftermath, and to this day, she believes that her backup water supply was a major factor in her survival.

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It emphasizes the need for a coordinated and phased response, which adapts to meet constantly changing needs. This book is based on a public-health approach to the provision of water and sanitation in emergencies: an approach that is information-based and people-based.

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As published in the San Francisco Examiner on Aug Results from a recent public opinion poll commissioned by the Tuolumne River Trust were clear — San Franciscans conserve water largely to benefit the environment, and dramatically less so to enable more commercial development.

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