Water Book Club

Thank you for making our first Water Book Club & Author Event a success!

Let There Be Water book cover, a green crop in front of a sand dune/dessert looking land form behind

We can't think of a better book to kick off our first Water Book Club than author Seth M. Siegel's Let There Be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World.  His inspirational and informative telling of how Israel overcame a desert to provide water security for their population has been on both the New York Times and Los Angeles Times Bestseller Lists.

Athens-Clarke County has had its fair share of drought and this dry weather pattern is expected to continue.  As Athens-Clarke County's population and water demands grow, we need to plan for extending our water resources today to build our tomorrow.  An inherent understanding of the value of water and innovative techniques for tapping into additional water supplies has positioned Israel as a leader and model in water supply solutions.

Water Book Club Details

Our first book club took place on Thursday, November 19, 2020.  Twenty people joined us to welcome author Seth M. Siegel to discuss "Let There Be Water". 

Thank you to Seth, Katie, and ACC Regional Library for making this event a reality.  

Looking for a Good Holiday Gift?

A limited number of complimentary books are available through the Athens-Clarke County Regional Library. People can call the reference department or ask a staff member if at the library.  

Looking to shop locally?  Avid Bookstore has access to a limited number of in-stock copies available.    

Seth M. Siegel is a serial entrepreneur, water activist, and a New York Times bestselling author. His critically acclaimed award-winning book Let There Be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World has been published in 19 languages and is on sale in more than 50 countries. His newest work, Troubled Water: What's Wrong with What We Drink, sets forth an ambitious agenda for a fundamental rethinking of America’s drinking water system. Seth has another book coming out next May called Other People's Words: Wisdom for an Inspired and Productive Life that reflects a lifetime of collecting inspirational quotations.

In addition to his books, Seth is a Senior Fellow at the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Water Policy. His commentary on a range of topics has appeared in many leading publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. Seth has spoken on water issues at more than 325 venues in 68 cities, 26 states, and on four continents–and during the Coronavirus lockdown, to dozens of others via video. For his work in communicating water needs, he was named one of the 100 Global Water Heroes. For more information, visit www.SethMSiegel.com. You can connect with Seth on Twitter @SethMSiegel.

Seth M. Siegel, a white male, glasses, dark hair