(From the publisher):
Years of drought have turned water into blue gold. A powerful agrichemical magnate and corporate visionary, William Greele, puts a consortium together to pipe water down from northern Quebec. Stealth and deception are crucial to the project's success.
But Malcom Macpherson, a Seattle conservationist, finds out about the pipeline. Appalled, he appeals to Claire Davidowicz, director of Eco-Justice USA, to stop it. Soon they've enlisted a Quebec law professor, a British journalist, three policemen, and an eco-terrorist, and the governor of Vermont. It's a heart-pounding, deadly race as they desperately try to figure out how to save the continent--and their own lives--before it's too late.
When water scarcity and water wars have become menacing realities, Water Inc. is a exquisitely timed political thriller. Ranging across the US, into the cities and beautiful wilderness of Quebec, and reaching as far as Mexico, Lisbon, and Brussels, it's a tale of greed, heroism, clashing loyalties, love, and mortal risk.
Original title: Water Inc.
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Suspense