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A ditch in time : the city, the west, and water  Cover Image E-book E-book

A ditch in time : the city, the west, and water

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  • OCLC: ocn799769937
  • ISBN: 1555913660
  • ISBN: 9781555913663
  • ISBN: 155591764X
  • ISBN: 9781555917647
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 327 pages)
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  • Publisher: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Publishing, 2012.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: PART ONE -- 1. Engineered Eden -- 2. Go Take It from the Mountain -- PART TWO -- 3. Water Development: "The Plot Thickens" -- 4. Dealing in Diversions -- 5. A Horrifying Jigsaw Puzzle -- 6. No Country for Old Habits -- 7. Chipping Away at Tradition -- CONCLUSION: Turning Hindsight into Foresight -- AFTERWORD: Two Decades at a Western Water Utility.
Summary: A study of water and its unique role and history in the West, as well as in the nation.
Subject: Water resources development -- Colorado -- Denver -- History
Denver (Colo.). -- Water Department -- History

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