EXTRA, EXTRA/All wet over water supply
A former director of public communication for the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) has written a book about a dispute over public water supply development and use in West Central Florida in the 1990s. “Water Wars: A Story of People, Politics and Power” by Honey Rand discusses how local governments and SWFWMD sought means to resolve bitter disputes and competition for limited water supplies. The story describes how policy was made and what happened to the people who were trying to make it work. The book ($31.99 hardback, $21.99 paperback) is available by calling (888) 795-4274, ext. 276 or visiting www.Xlibris.com/waterwars.