Water, Our Most Precious Resource
Recognized water expert Susan Leal has identified the critical issues facing our nation and the world in her new book, Running Out of Water: The Looming Crisis and Solutions to Conserve Our Most Precious Resource, co-authored with Harvard Professor Peter Rogers.
Running Out of Water examines the impending water crisis and identifies successful solutions that have improved water security for everyone from farmers in Southern California to residents of Brazilian slums.
Formerly the General Manager of San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission, Ms. Leal is deeply experienced with the political and economic challenges of upgrading dangerously outdated water and wastewater systems.
In addition to being a Senior Fellow at Harvard University, Ms. Leal consults with engineering firms to develop creative solutions to ensure our nation’s water safety.