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August 6, 2002: Water
Water August 6, 2002-11 Copyright 2002 Earth Policy Institute WATER DEFICITS GROWING IN MANY COUNTRIES Water Shortages May Cause Food Shortages Lester R. Brown The world is incurring a vast water deficit. ... dunes, falling water tables cannot be readily photographed. They are often discovered only when wells go dry. The world water deficit is recent--a product of the tripling of water demand over ...
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October 4, 2001: Worsening Water Shortages Threaten China's Food Security
Hebei Province once had 1,052 lakes. Only 83 remain. The water deficit in the North China Plain, the excess of use over the sustainable supply, may now exceed 40 billion tons per year. At present that deficit ...
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Argument - Impact of Water Resource Problems
Short Description of the Problem China's water problems affect agriculture mainly in three respects: Frequent flooding threatens harvests and contributes to water erosion of the soils. The water deficit ...
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FAQ - Does China's agriculture have a water problem?
FAQ Does China's agriculture have a water problem? Yes - it has at least three types of water problems. First, there is a serious water deficit in northern and north-eastern China. Rainfall is insufficient and rivers are frequently drying out. These water resource deficit is amplified ...
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Roger Sands - People - New Zealand School of Forestry - University of Canterbury - New Zealand
Zou, C., Sands, R., Buchan, G. and Hudson, I. Least limiting water range: a potential indicator of physical quality of forest soils. Aust. J. Soil Res. 38 ... ., Sands, R. and Sun, I. Physiological responses of radiata pine roots to soil strength and water deficit. Tree Physiol. 20, 2000: 1205-1207 Zou, C., Penfold, C., Sands, R., Misra, R.K ...
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Water Management: Argentina
The discovery and eventual exploitation of groundwater between 1930 and 1970 eased the water deficit, despite an increasing northern demand for water for waste disposal (deviating from almost exclusive previous use for irrigation). The water "abundance" led to ...
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Futurewater - Expertise: water shortage
Water shortage A precipitation deficit combined with overexploitation of water resources can result in large scale water shortage and drought. Methods which employ strategic decision support in order balance water demand and water ...
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Consequences (vol. 1, No. 1) - America's Water Supply: Status and Prospects for the Future
Water flows naturally within hydrologic basins and can be moved between basins where transfer facilities have been constructed. But water ...
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Water conservation
Water conservation has become the need of the day. The idea of ground water recharging by harvesting rainwater is gaining importance ... on freshwater sources. Thus, this is a good water conservation strategy. Transfer of water from surplus areas to deficit areas by inter-linking water systems through canals, etc. Desalination technologies such ...
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Water Supply
Although most of us take for granted our water supply, it is more and more commonplace to hear or read about water shortages, depleted aquifers, salt water ... well for its water supply. This naturally purified water is used to wash cars, flush toilets and water lawns. These numerous ... keep up with the expected rate of use of water. This deficit occurred in at least two consecutive months 28 ...
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