Water for what, where and how much ?. Alexander J.B. Zehnder Water Resources, AI-EES. Acknowledgment Hong Yang Junguo Liu. 6 great challenges in the water area. Water infrastructure (distribution & collection). Good water quality for a growing population. Water induced disastersBy halil
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Water Resources. Access to Water. Health Issues Lack of water = leading cause of illness Economic Issues Decrease poverty, production of food & energy Women/Children Issues In developing countries, responsible. Access to Water. Security Issues Increased national/international tensions
Water Resources. Global Distribution. 71%of Earth’s surface is water. 97% of Earth water is Salt water. 77% of the f resh water is frozen. Surface Water . Drinking water Water for crops Food fish and shellfish Power for industry Transportation. Surface Water.
Water and Sanitation Issues in Azerbaijan and Measures directed to Enhancement of Equitable Access to Water _______________________ Presented by Dr. Rafig Verdiyev, Azerbaijan _______________________________________________
QOD Calculate how many liters of water are wasted in 1 month by a faucet that leaks 2 drops of water per second. (1 liter of water equals about 3500 drops) How many gallons is this? (1 liter equals 0.265 gallons). Water Resources. G. Tyler Miller’s Living in the Environment 13 th Edition
Water resources: Water is an indispensable natural resource on which all life depend, about 70% of earth surface is covered with water and most of the animal and plants have 60-65% water in their body. Distribution of water on earth surface:. Water: a unique resource
Water Resources. 14. CHAPTER. Talk About It Is the human need for fresh water reason enough to mine in an area that may threaten area ecology? What other ideas might states in the Colorado River Basin try?. Looking for Water . . . in the Desert.
Water Resources. State Mission guided by the National Water Mission Undertake an integrated approach for conservation and management of water resources Improve water use efficiency and control water pollution Minimize wastage and ensure equitable distribution of water
Water Resources. Types of Water. 71% of Earth is covered in water Salt Water – 97% of the Earth’s water Fresh Water – 3% of the Earth’s Water 77% is frozen Surface water – lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands. River Systems. Tributary – start of system; usually in mountains
Water Resources. Chapter 15 APES Ms. Miller. Hydrological Poverty : lack of freshwater available for use which leads to harsh human, environmental and economical consequences. Green Surrounded by Desert….Why Bother??. Importance of Water (Science and Economics).
Water Resources. Chapter 13. Core Case Study: Water Conflicts in the Middle East: A Preview of the Future. Water shortages in the Middle East: hydrological poverty Nile River: flows through 7 countries, Ethopia @ the end is most desperate Jordan Basin: Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.