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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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  • Colorado Water Crisis

    Water, the most essential nutrient for life. Without it the most basic lifeforms couldn’t exist, much less humans. For citizens of Fountain Colorado it’s imperative that we begin to find solutions for the tragedy that has plagued this region of Colorado. There isn’t a definitive reason for the water crisis that has recently struck Fountain Colorado, but there’s plenty of finger pointing from all parties involved such as health departments, local military, utility companies and even city…

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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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  • What Happened In The Flint Water Crisis

    Understanding what a crisis is and how to effectively communicate in a time of crisis are two things that business managers must become acquainted with. The Flint Water Crisis is an excellent example of a lack of managerial communication during a time of crisis and how that lack of communication made matters worse. The situation in Flint can be looked at as what not to do during a crisis. This report will cover what happened in the city of Flint, what a crisis is, what crisis communication is,…

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  • Water Crisis Research Paper

    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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  • Summary: The Flint Water Crisis

    Situation: The Flint Water Crisis Most Americans would readily agree that all people deserve the right to clean water, but the when they realize the large monetary commitment this requires, the water becomes murky, both literally and figuratively. This phenomenon is pronounced in Flint, Michigan. The downturns of the auto industry in the 1980s wrecked havoc in this prominently black city to the extent that today about 40% of its citizens live under the poverty line. In 2014, Flint sought a new…

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  • Essay: The Flint Water Crisis

    for a flourishing water supply to shrivel up and die? Today 's world is filled with conflict, often small discrepancies blown out of proportion. Social media has made it exceedingly easy for anyone in the world to debate, scrutinize, and throw unintelligent hatred at issues placed before them. There is one issue however that cannot be denied; although many have tried to ignore it. Our world is facing a global climate crisis. The world is changing and humans have played a significant role in…

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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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