• CRC Press
  • 2019
  • 0
  • English
  • 1
  • 9781135210922

"Water: a way of life" takes the reader on a water journey through time and across the worlds continents. Along the way it explains the past and present ways in which different cultures around the world, both traditional and modern, view and manage water in response to the distinct environment they inhabit. A better understanding of cultural water beliefs and practices may lead to new concepts for future sustainable water management - from flood management to water supply, sanitation and irrigation management.