Springs and Bottled Waters of the World
Springs and Bottled Waters of the World provides information for the general public, legal and scientific professionals, and governmental scientists about springs, mineral water, and thermal waters used for municipal, industrial, and agricultural water supplies as well as for the rapidly expanding bottled water industry. The role of springs is described for ancient civilizations, military campaigns and, in more recent times, for tourism and health spas of the world. In addition, their source, occurrence, and methods for development and use are described. In the preparation of this book data were obtained from major hydrogeologic data bases and from leading hydrogeologists.
Thorough overview over the most spectacular springs in the worldApplication to the mineral water industryLegal regulations in US and Europe