Getting someone outside of the 416 area code to read HTO: Toronto’s Water from Lake Iroquois to Lost Rivers to Low-flow Toilets may be a hard sell. But early on, the book reminds us that water is a connective force. In the Introduction, editors Wayne Reeves and Christina Palassio explain, 'The future of Toronto's water is not ours alone. Despite what we do here, it matters what happens in Thunder Bay and Thornhill. And what we do affects Kingston and Quebec City. We are all downstream.'