The Water famine

United States, 1961

Film
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The role of water in the birth and decay of civilization and the problems of man as he searches for new sources. The critical water shortage and the population explosion; the problems of pollution; desalinization demonstrated by the “flash freezing” process used in Israel and the electro-dialysis process used in the United States.

Credits

production company

Columbia Broadcasting System Television

producer

Jack Beck

Duration

00:50:30:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1961

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011686

Language

English

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural resources - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Nature - Effects of human beings on

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Overpopulation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Saline water conversion

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water - Pollution

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water resources development

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water consumption

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water resources development

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water-supply

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Human ecology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Overpopulation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Water consumption

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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