"The Great Lakes Water
Wars," written by Peter Annin, a former correspondent
with Newsweek, contains a chapter dealing with Waukesha’s
water woes. The book contends the war for water is just
beginning and it focuses on the issues and people who will
be at the front of future water diversions. Annin will make
a presentation to the Waukesha common council at its Tuesday
Peter Annin, a former Newsweek correspondent, is the author of
"The Great Lakes Water Wars," which has been called the
definitive work on the water diversion controversy surrounding the
massive freshwater resource. It includes a chapter about Waukesha’s
pursuit of Lake Michigan water, entitled "Waukesha
Annin, 46, is the associate director for the Institute for
Journalism and Natural Resources in Madison, a nonpartisan,
nonprofit organization that prepares educational fellowships for
The Waukesha County Environmental Action League is hosting a
reception and book-signing open to the public for Annin from 5 p.m.
to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Martha Merrell’s Books & Cafe, 231 W.
Main St., Waukesha.
Annin’s book is available at the Waukesha Public Library, local
bookstores and Amazon.com