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Water Conservation. Water Management Projects. Dams: Agriculture Recreation Hydroelectric power . Water Management Projects. 2. Canals and Irrigation Systems Rerouting water . Water Management Projects. 3. Reuse of water Recycling water Wastewater treatment plants. Wastewater.

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Water conservation

Water Conservation


Water management projects

Water Management Projects

  • Dams:

  • Agriculture

  • Recreation

  • Hydroelectric power


Water management projects1

Water Management Projects

2. Canals and Irrigation Systems

  • Rerouting water


Water management projects2

Water Management Projects

3. Reuse of water

  • Recycling water

  • Wastewater treatment plants


Wastewater

Wastewater

  • Water that has been drained out of homes and businesses that gets cleaned and recycled

    • Sinks

    • Bathtubs

    • Toilets

    • Dishwasher

    • Washing machines

    • Rain gutters


Common contaminates

Common Contaminates

  • Human waste

  • Oils

  • Soaps

  • Chemicals

  • Food scraps


Wastewater treatment

Wastewater Treatment

  • The process of removing contaminates from used residential water


Desalination

Desalination

  • The process of removing salt from sea water

    • Used on cruise ships, military ships and in countries that do not have access to freshwater supplies


1 vacuum distillation

1. Vacuum Distillation

  • Boiling water to remove salt

  • Water evaporates off and is collected and salt stays behind


2 reverse osmosis

2. Reverse Osmosis

  • Pushing water through a filter that does not allow the salts to pass through


Water conservation

Pros

  • Supplies freshwater to places in the world that do not have enough freshwater


Water conservation

Cons

  • Uses a lot of energy

  • Costs a lot of money

  • Uses up land resources

  • Excess salt is harmful to marine ecosystems


Xeriscaping

Xeriscaping

  • Landscaping and gardening in ways that reduce or eliminate water use


Native plants to utah

Native plants to Utah

  • Gamble Oak

  • Utah Juniper

  • Sagebrush

  • Prickly Pear

  • Quaking Aspen

  • Pinion Pine

  • Cottonwood

  • Heartleaf Arnica

  • Aster


Home conservation

Home Conservation


Water fountains are they a waste of water

Water Fountains- are they a waste of water?


Genetic engineering

Genetic Engineering?

  • Tomatoes in salty irrigation??


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