5 Books to Read if You're Passionate About Water

July 7, 2020
5 Books to Read About Water

Here at AdEdge Water Technologies we love to read. Whether it’s a water-related book, business book or even just a general book of self-reflection or a memoir, we can’t get enough. In the world of water, there are numerous books to read about our most precious natural resource. We recommend you add the following to your reading list if you haven’t yet!

Troubled Water: What’s Wrong with What We Drink by Seth M. Siegel

This New York Times bestselling author details how our drinking water got contaminated and what it may be doing to our bodies. If your introduction to the world of water pollution and treatment was the Flint water crisis, buckle your seatbelt and come along for the ride.

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Exposure: Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer’s Twenty-Year Battle Against DuPont by Robert Bilott

The book behind the movie Dark Waters, we highly recommend picking a copy of Robert Bilott’s Exposure to learn more about today’s efforts to combat PFAS in water and how it all got started.

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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong

Learn more about the microbes around us! This book offers a unique perspective of the millions of bacteria and microbes that surround us humans and now we all exist in an interconnected biological collective. If you’re not familiar with how bacteria can be utilized in biological water treatment systems, learn more here.

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When Rivers Run Dry: Water—The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-First Century by Fred Pearce

This book examines the current state of crucial water sources in 30 countries and what can be done to save them. We all should know by now how precious a resource water is, and Pearce’s work talks about the world water crisis from important angles.

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Thirst: A Story of Redemption, Compassion, and a Mission to Bring Clean Water to the World by Scott Harrison

Scott Harrison is the founder of charity: water and has made it his mission to bring clean drinking water to people around the world. This book details his journey from a party animal into a passionate leader committed to the clean water cause.

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