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  • The Water Crisis Of California

    1. Hi my name is Taylor and I chose to study the serve water crisis happening in California. This water crisis has a start date of 2012 but in reality has been going on for much longer than that. 2. The drought in California isn’t just a natural disaster but is also a man made one in another critical sense by capitalist governments largely beholden to giant energy cooperation 's refusal to seriously address the issue. Since the states founding in 1850 water policies have never been carried out in a rational scientific or democratic fashion, but rather subordinated to powerful corporate interests that include but are not limited to agribusiness, real estate, and finical aristocracy. 3. Two-thirds of California’s precipitation falls in the northern portion of the state, while two-thirds of all Californians live to the south. 4. In addition to their water crisis the states infrastructure has long been since allowed to decay and the American society of civil engineers estimates that over the next 20 years California 's drinking water infrastructure will require a 44.5 billion dollar investment while there wastewater infrastructure will demand 22.9 billion dollars to remain functional. 5. California 's water comes a married of places such as aquifers, groundwater, reservoirs, dams and irrigation systems where 80% of that water goes towards agriculture and 20% to urban/residential use. 6. The current water crisis in California are bound together with more than a 165…

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  • Water Crisis Essay

    exhaustion rates are increasing as farmers produce more food for a growing population (Otterpohl 3). Energy and water resources are depleting…

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  • Water Crisis Reflection

    class went on, I was also surprised to know that we would have class outside due to the instructor not bringing a key. I instantly thought the instructor was a bit odd but otherwise a cool guy. However, when I found out the subject of the semester would be about the California water crisis, I immediately became uninterested. The water crisis is something that should be addressed and considered, which I agreed upon, however, I did not expect the course to focus entirely on this subject.…

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  • The Water Crisis Of Flint

    Policy and Background The water crisis in Flint, Michigan has made national headlines throughout the country. Many citizens first heard of the ordeal in late 2015. However, the process began in March of 2013 when the Flint City Council voted to switch water service from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to the Karegnondi Water Authority (Ridley, 2016). The Karegnondi Water Authority was building a new pipe to Lake Huron slated to be completed in 2016 and the City of Flint was eager to…

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  • Water Crisis In The Middle East

    Water is essential for any living organism to thrive in the environment. The problem the world is facing today is the water supply According to the World Economic Forum, a water crisis is the #1 global threat based on impact to society. The world’s population is predicted to increase to 9 million by the year 2050. This has already put pressure on local water resources resorting to decreased water for food, energy, and industrial production. One area in particular who’s suffering from water…

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  • Effects Of Water Crisis In California

    Man-made Water Crisis Droughts have played a huge role throughout California’s history. Just as recently as two years ago, California’s record-breaking drought was declared the worst in the state’s history. However, this year, Governor Jerry Brown declared the drought emergency at an end. Many residents have referred to California’s issue as a “man made drought.” In other words, the water crisis is not from the lack of fresh water in California, but the lack of purposeful direction and use…

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  • Rising Water Crisis Essay

    Currently, Asia is in a large, rising water crisis that is leaving many populations with difficulty in finding clean water. Urbanization, agriculture, rising population, and overuse of water has led to the rising crisis. Throughout many of the countries in Asia, the rising water crisis is dominating government decisions, lifestyles, and the economy. Many may think that water is an unlimited source that is always replenish able, and overuse it and waste it in vast amounts. Sadly, this is…

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  • Water Crisis Essay Solution

    homes are left with lead heavy water and a state of emergency lasting over three years. To end the devastation, the Army Corps of Engineers must be called in to remove and replace the rusted pipelines,…

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  • Water Problem: The Flint, Michigan Water Crisis

    The Flint, Michigan Water Crisis In Flint, Michigan there was a water contamination problem. Flint is a majority black city where 40 percent of people live in poverty. The water crisis started in April 2014, after Flint changed its water source from treated Detroit Water and Sewerage Department water to the Flint River. After that, people started complaining about the quality of the water. City and state officials failed to see that there was a serious problem for months.…

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  • Solution Of African Water Crisis

    The extent of Africa’s water crisis is severe. 358 million people do not have access to water in Africa. Actions are taking place to prevent any larger problems with Africa’s lack of water and hopefully to end the drinking of unsanitized and contaminated water. One solution is desalination, which is the removal of salts/minerals from the ocean water to create purified and drinkable water. The first criteria of this solution is that the existence of the water crisis would no longer be present.…

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