Springs and Bottled Waters of the World

Ancient History, Source, Occurence, Quality and Use

  • Philip E. LaMoreaux
  • Judy T. Tanner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XX
  2. Philip E. LaMoreaux
    Pages 1-14
  3. Philip E. LaMoreaux
    Pages 15-32
  4. Mary Wallace Pitts, Caryl Alfaro
    Pages 33-71
  5. Zhou Wanfang
    Pages 73-85
  6. Bashir A. Memon
    Pages 87-104
  7. Lois D. George
    Pages 105-119
  8. Philip E. LaMoreaux
    Pages 133-286
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 287-315

About this book


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.


desert ecology environment geochemistry geography geology groundwater hydrogeology hydrology microorganism mineral rivers stratigraphy water quality water supply

Editors and affiliations

  • Philip E. LaMoreaux
    • 1
  • Judy T. Tanner
    • 2
  1. 1.P.E. LaMoreaux & Associates, IncTuscaloosaUSA
  2. 2.TuscaloosaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-61841-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-56414-7
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