Table of contents for Renewing Earth's waters / by Christine Petersen.

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Ch. 1: The Water Planet (states of water; water availability and distribution, salt vs. fresh water, water in living things; the water cycle; intro to pollution, water legislation, water management)
Ch. 2: Healthy Aquatic Ecosystems (watersheds, wetlands, ponds and lakes, streams and rivers, saltwater communities; invasive species, macroinvertebrates)
Ch. 3: The Clean Water Act (water quality standards, monitoring, permits, reporting, amendments to CWA, drinking water, status of water quality today)
Ch. 4: Our Impact on Water (sources of pollution¿point and nonpoint sources; water stress, how water is used)
Ch. 5: Managing for the Future (conservation, nonpoint source pollution prevention, conclusion)
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Water conservation.
Water quality.
Watershed management.
Environmental protection.