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    Unfortunately, her diary is left unfinished, for she, her family, and the other occupants of the annex are discovered by the Gestapo and sent to a concentration camp. The general horror of war, coupled with the specific horrors that the Nazis inflicted upon the Jews, is the major theme of the diary. Anne Frank, the young teenage girl who writes the diary, experiences the pain of war first-hand. In order to try and escape the Nazi extermination of Jewish people, her family and the Van…

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    Lima, the capital of Peru failed to render safe water services to all of its residents, especially those with low-incomes. The author stated that around 8.5% of the residents receive water from water trucks, 3.9% from public fountains and 4.3% from boreholes or watercourses. The piped water service is available for only a few hours every day and around 90% of the sewage remains untreated in many parts of the city. The country has become one of the main laboratories in Latin America for…

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    Water Scarcity In America

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    touching on the issues of water scarcity both throughout the world as a whole, and the U.S. in particular. Various solutions have been proposed, but which will best suit the greater population. You can expect different opinions from different points of view, as well as my own. Toward the end of the twentieth century global warming, a surprising factor, began to warm the earth’s atmosphere at a high acceleration (Levin). Due to the fact that a warmer atmosphere holds more water vapor, the…

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    no continuous aquifers and ground water is only found in the fractured and weathered zones of Precambrian rock. These various aquifers are located primarily in gneiss and granite. The Precambrian shield only makes up a small portion of eastern Bolivia. Aquifers in this province are generally shallow at depth less than 90 meters and due to this many of the aquifers are biologically contaminated near populated areas (Roebuck et al. 2004). Majority of the ground water that is used in this area…

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    California’s Governor Jerry Brown signed the legislation into law during September of 2014 as an attempt to manage California’s groundwater for the first time in history. Through this legislation, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) and the DWR have established a timeline with deadlines to comply with SGMA. By June of 2017, groundwater sustainability agencies (GSAs) will need to form and provide groundwater sustainability plans (GSP) by the year…

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    the clarity of the water passes 10 metres far in the beginning, this quickly shifts very shortly beyond Lake Taupo. Even just by the Ohaaki Bridge, the clarity of the water is awfully diminished to four metres. As we go farther onward, the water becomes progressively murkier. At Tuakau Bridge, where most of Auckland’s water supply is extracted from, when a person steps in the water at just…

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    Atacama In Chile

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    Extended along the western coast of South America sits Chile, a country placed between the world’s deepest ocean, the Pacific, and the longest mountain chain, the Andes. This geographic predicament has left Chile vulnerable to devastating earthquakes due to the tectonic instability of the region. In addition to an unstable natural environment, societal and political instability have also plagued Chile’s past including the incident of a violent coup overthrowing the Marxist government in 1973.…

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    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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    Drinking Water Case Study

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    “Risk Management for Assuring Safe Drinking Water”, explained the concept that no water can ever maintain the absolute ideal standards thus no water can ever be called safe. Though the population usually wants 100% safe water the percentage of consumer who are ready to accept the flaws is not yet known what is also not clear also is what level of risk is acceptable to the consumers.  Troy W. Hartley, (2006) , “Public Perception and Participation in Water Reuse”, this study had a three stage…

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    1. Most of the total water withdrawals in France are used by the Industry: 24. 48 billion m3 followed by municipal water use of 5.49 billion m3 and agricultural water use 3.143 billion m3. In percentages industrial water withdrawals represent 73.93%, agricultural water withdrawals represent 9.49 % and municipal 16.58 %. http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/data/query/index.html?lang=en (Aquastat) In comparison the world water withdrawals used by industry in 2007 are 734 km3 or 19 % of the total…

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