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    taking this course, I have not only learned water resource issues from the class presentations, but also from guest speakers as well as the debate discussion we had. There are many things I did not realize when it comes to water. Water is extremely essential to humans, animals of the world and the whole ecosystem. I have learned that the demand and need for water has decreased substantially and has started to raise concern to many. Throughout this course we have talked about ways which water is used and reused, how water has become a staple for the environment, how it can effect different communities such as rural and urban settings, how some toxins from soaps, and medicine is effecting the water that is being used by common households…

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    Arid Water Resources

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    Introduction Water is one of the most crucial elements in industry, farming, agriculture and everyday life making life on earth impossible without it. However, there are some regions that this important resource is limited or polluted and are known as arid regions. Certain places are located in all the world and coincide with poor countries such as Latin America, Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, accounting for 18% of the total. Over the years, these areas have been affected by water shortages…

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    Water resource depletion: Resource depletion means the lack of that particular resource that is consumed faster than it is replenished. Thus, water resource depletion can be described as lack of water due to its excessive use or it can be said that water resource depletion occurs when water is wasted and over used. As water is most essential for all life forms, deficiency can be resulted into many issues regarding health and social life of people.…

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    Impact of Syrian Refugees on Jordan’s Water Resources Gluck, Caroline. "Syrian Refugee Influx Adding to Jordan 's Water Worries."Oxfam Policy and Practice. N.p., 11 Apr. 2013. Web. 18 Sept. 2016. North of Jordan’s urban city areas lies the Mafraq farms which are filled with growing vegetables and olive trees. The farm also acquires one of the largest water producing wells in the Jordanian valley. However, the area is currently facing several water disparities due to the increasing number of…

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    Carolyn Wehner CEE 1440 Water Resources Engineering Take-Home Final Exam Due: 12/14/16 Introduction: With changing climates, ice caps melting more rapidly therefore causing the water levels of the world to rise rapidly. With this increase of fluid water on the earth water resources engineers are concerned how the excess water will affect infrastructure pertaining to water designs such as dams and reservoirs. Also future engineering designs will have to consider the change in water levels and…

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    Drought In Kenya Essay

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    by lack of rainfall that result in lack of water that then leads to food shortages. The populations mostly affected by this climate induced disaster are; people of low social economic back ground, the elderly, children and the disabled. This assay looks at some of the adaptation taken in Kenya in response to drought. In 2014 the Government of Kenya estimated 1.6 million people were affected by drought due to lack of rain between March and May 2014 (ReliefWeb, 2015). The adaptations covered in…

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    researching this project, I was really surprised by what I found. To me overpopulation does not sound as bad as it really is. In fact, I did not it had any affect on the environment. I thought that overpopulation only affected how much resources we have and it does, but it does affect many other things as well. It is like a chain reaction. One thing affects another thing, which affects another thing, and that thing affects another thing. First of all, what is Overpopulation and how does it…

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    Overpopulation is an important matter that should be addressed immediately because it will lead to greater contamination, which will affect our natural resources causing population to compete for water, food and shelter and services such as public healthcare that once were acquired with no competition.The world is reaching an extremely high population, population rates are out of control, cities are expanding everyday, our forests are being consumed and contamination is polluting our fresh water…

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    It sucks up our water sources so fast that they cannot replenish naturally, and yet it cannot quench its thirst for more. It scours the world's worth of crops but leaves the majority to refuge and waste. It hunts, but does not eat its kill, while endangering or even eliminating its chance for future nourishment. It is eating up the world around it and killing itself in the process. We are this invasive species. Humans. The overpopulation of the earth and our reliance upon nature and its…

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    natians economic development. QUESTION 2 Environmental sustainability South Africa have not taken the advanced of globalisation well when it has come towards the environment of the nation. Globalisation has had an extremely negative impact on the level of the nations environmental sustainability. The past governing bodies of South Africa have also fell shy to address the poor living standards of the nation. This is shown through many factors, for example South Africa’s…

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