Down the Drain: How We Are Failing to Protect Our Water Resources

Down the Drain: How We Are Failing to Protect Our Water Resources

Chris Wood, Ralph Pentland


An incisive critique of Canada’s consuming water gatekeepers.

Canada is well known for its abundance of unpolluted water, and few Canadians query the protection of the water that comes from our faucets. yet is that this belief justified? One research estimates that illness of consuming water explanations 90,000 situations of ailment and 90 deaths each year.

In this authoritative assessment of many years of laws, examine, and self reliant regulatory opinions, observed by way of riveting tales of the numerous disasters of our water provide, award-winning journalist Chris wooden and Canadian water coverage professional Ralph Pentland reveal how governments at each point have didn't shield our consuming water.

The authors evaluate the historical past of water administration in Canada and techniques to the matter in Europe and the U.S., then research our personal technique in recent years, and eventually suggest a method to guard our water—including a brand new constitution that would carry our executive to account.

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