FROM WISDOM TO TYRANNY:
A HISTORY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA'S
DRINKING WATERSHED RESERVES
By Will Koop
May 21, 2006
This book, 284 pages in length, will not be available in electronic form (pdf, html, or otherwise) at this time. What is available, electronically, is the Title page, Preface, Table of Contents, the Executive Summary, and a collage of Watershed Reserves, shown below. For those wanting a copy of the first edition of the book, it is available for $25.00 (Canadian), plus $10 handling/shipping charges within British Columbia (slightly more for other Canadian Provinces, and the United States). Please send your requests, cheques, and comments to:
B.C. Tap Water Alliance
P.O. Box # 39154
3695 West 10th Ave.,
Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
Copies of the book (at this time), are available in the following libraries:
Universities/Colleges: University of British Columbia (Koerner Library, MacMillan Library, Law Library); Simon Fraser University; University of Victoria; University of UBC Okangan; University of Northern British Columbia; Washington State University; Thompson Rivers University (former College of New Caledonia); Selkirk College (Nelson City); Kwantlen College - Surrey.
Greater Vancouver Public Library (main library, downtown Vancouver); Town of Sechlet; Powell River; Victoria; Nanaimo; Smithers; Prince George; Revelstoke; Golden; Sparwood; Kimberley; Cranbrook; Fernie; Creston; Nelson; Castlegar; Trail; Rossland; Nakusp; Vernon; Kelowna; Kamloops.
Note: The BCTWA relies, thankfully, on the public's financial donations for its operations.
Downloads: Title Page, Description, Preface Wisdom to Tyranny Timeline
Special thanks to the Vancouver Prince of Wales highschool students (TREK program), along with Dave and J.P., for helping out collating the book on June 7, 2006, at the Western Canada Wilderness Committee office. Photos of students below.