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    which includes recreation, water supply, irrigation, flood control and power generation. However, most of them were built 50 years ago and are susceptible to damage. There are 312 dams in Virginia which have been regulated as high hazard dams by Dam safety officials. They are 82 more than in 2011, and 45% of them do not meet the current safety standards of dams. More than 7 million of residents of Virginia are using the drinkable water supplied by the 2830 public water systems. Many of these…

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    the report was developed to answer are first, will the growing population be supported by the groundwater supply?…

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    important way of water-resources utilization in large rivers. Dam construction has played significant roles in flood control, irrigation, navigation, and energy supply; however, the enormous negative effects, such as landslides, ecological problems, and water quality decline, could surpass positive gains. In these days, the water has become the most important need of everyone. In the monsoon season, there is over amount of water. Because of no facility of storage of water, this amount of water…

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    The Everglades Analysis

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    This story is about the Everglades. It is focus on what problems it’s had over the years. Like the effected of the water supply. So what going to happen is that it's going to start. First the history of the Everglades. In the text “Past and Present” it says “ From 1905-1910, the settlers begin to convert the land so that it could be used for agricultural purposes” this shows that people when they first got there they didn't care about the place. Secondly in the same text it states “In 1934…

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    many people over the past year. The whole state is hurting and yearning for water but there is one specific group of living things, animals and people, who are suffering the most. The farmers growing California food and the farm animals providing our food are suffering the most during this horrific drought. California’s farmers are in desperate need to keep crops alive and supply their livestock with adequate amounts of water. California farmland has not been saturated enough to sustain crops…

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    canal route, the water would also benefit the local farmer, especially for the area that was originally far away from the water source. The canal system in Eastern India provided evidence that not only the economy of transportation feature is working, its groundwater irrigation is also contributing for improving the agrarian economies (Xenarios et al., 2011). Originally, the irrigation cost was relatively expensive for the farmers, yet, after the canal is rebuilt and refined, the water resource…

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    Title : Mini Project of Semester One Problem Statement : We use the boiled water in our daily life but which of the home use heat generating appliances that we used to boil water is the most efficiency? Introduction : Different heat generating appliances, such as electric kettle, microwave, electric thermos flask, convection oven and slow cooker have difference efficiency of appliances. Home use heat generating appliances look pretty much the same on the outside, but they vary greatly in terms…

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    I am originally from a small rural community in Ohio which has poor regulation on the air and water quality which humans depend on to sustain life. Throughout the city, hydraulic fracking has become a common method to obtain energy. This method of obtaining energy is misconceptualized to be a cleaner alternative to oil and coal, however, with a first hand on experience with living in this area allows me to witness otherwise. This city is known as Youngstown, Ohio. Hydraulic fracking is a…

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    Cadillac Dessert Analysis

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    When she said that I was shocked, I thought how could she possibly not know? After reading the chapter China Town, in the book Cadillac Dessert by Marc Reisner, I finally got my answer. How could she have known there was a drought when almost all the water in California gets pumped down to the heavily populated desert area. The chapter begins with some background. The author states that California is essentially a semidesert, and most of this state gets less than twenty one inches a year in…

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    The World's First Cities

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    building embankments to control the floodwaters of the Euphrates River. Gradually they drained the marshes and dug irrigation canals and ditches. Large-scale cooperation was needed to build the irrigation works, keep them in repair, and apportion the water. This need gave rise to government and laws. The rich soil produced abundant crops of barley, emmer (a kind of wheat), beans, olives, grapes, and flax. For the first time there was a surplus to feed city workers such as artists, craftsmen,…

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