Water Scarcity

An Issues of Groundwaters

INTRODUCTION Background and Statement of the problem Water is the amplest substance on earth the principal constituent of all living things, and a major force persistently influencing the surface of the earth it is also a key factor in the air habituation of earth for human existence and in flouncing the progress of civilization. Human civilization depends heavily upon the water. Although more than 70% of the earth’s surface is covered with water, we can only use merely 1% of the to…


The Importance of Water Resources for Humans

The utmost importance of water become a prime apprehension to the civilizations as the water is polluted day by day through industrial, agricultural and domestic activities. The addition of undesirable chemicals into the water deteriorates the quality as well as aesthetic appearance of the water. The presence of some chemicals also causes diseases acute or chronic also. As per the report, global population will be 9.3 billion by 2050 and this population may be under great fresh water scarcit…


India’s Water Crisis

India's water crisis is often attributed to lack of government planning, increased corporate privatization, industrial and human waste and government corruption. In addition, water scarcity in India is expected to worsen as the overall population is expected to increase to 1.6 billion by year 2050. A staggering 344 million practice open defecation. The World Bank estimates that 21 percent of communicable diseases in India are linked to unsafe water and the lack of hygiene practices. Furt…


Desalination of Seawater and Brackish Water Technologies

Introduction Background Water around the world is estimated around 70% of the earth, but 97.5% is salt water while 2.5% is freshwater water and potable, the access of clean water decrease day pay day due to increase of population, urbanization and Scio-economic(Facts, n.d.). Half of the world’s populations have water scarcity in each year (Mekonnen & Hoekstra, 2011). So there are different ways that classify the seawater and brackish water from salt in order to produce the clean…


The Problem of Water Shortage Due to the Growing Population in China, India, and Australia

Zhang, J. (2013). Impacts of Water Shortage. Coastal Saline Soil Rehabilitation and Utilization      Based on Forestry Approaches in China, 93-106. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39915-2_11 Zhang’s article (2013) describes the Chinese people’s reliance on the Yellow River. Once regarded as the primary source of water for the people of China, the ever-expanding population of the most populated nation in the world is using up its viability to the people. As the…


The Issue of Ignorance in The Last Call at the Oasis, a Documentary by Jessica Yu

The Last Call at the Oasis presents the real problem of water shortage in this modern century as an issue of ignorance. This educational film explained the predicament with the fresh water; we are running out. There is not any one issue that caused the drought it is a combination of a lot of different things like: climate change, over personal water usage, water pollution, and how people use water in agriculture. We are in the worst drought of the century according to news reports. In the docum…


A Study of the Scientific and Social Effects of Using Shade Balls in the Los Angeles Water Reservoir

The city of Los Angeles started a media frenzy when it dumped over 96 million "shade balls" into a nearby reservoir on August 10. The idea, championed by Mayor Eric Garcetti, has produced a lively scientific debate among the experts in the field. The balls, black in color and filled with water so they wouldn't blow away, were supposed to save 300 million gallons of water annually for the state through reduced evaporation, and save taxpayers $250 million (McKay, 2015, writing for F…


A Study on Water Scarcity

Water scarcity is a major problem faced in many places throughout the world. Texas, like many other areas, is lacking the water quantity necessary to sustain the water needs of its habitants.Many Texans helpto conserve water by reducing the amount that is usually consumedin activities such as irrigation and car washing. However, another solution proposed by the public sector is to privatize water. According to Madeline Baer, Assistant Professorof Political Science at San Diego State University,…


Water Security between Turkey and Iraq

Introduction: Water security one of the most significant secrets of administration of any country, Governments should hardly work to provide water security for them country and civilians, water security important because any nation or country people cannot live without clean water, also they cannot continue their industrial and architectural impacts without enough water. Water is necessary for all life sectors or fields, for humans, animals and plants, in Middle East water sources were li…


Coca Cola India Case Study Analysis

Corporate Social Responsibility is often a strategy within large organizations; these have already grown their businesses and can now give back to society. Through the model, a company becomes socially accountable to the public, stakeholders and itself. Engaging in CSR thus means that companies operate in ways which enhance the environment and the society, rather than influence them negatively. Conflicts, whether social or environmental, can greatly influence CSR policies, resulting in changes.…


Water Scarcity: Water Resource Management

1.INTRODUCTION Water resource management is a logical way of planning of scarcity of the freshwater resources available for the consumption of the whole population of the country (Owusu et al 2016). South African water scarcity is challenged with changing its unsustainability resource-intensive economy whilst it’s also addressing the legacy of apartheid (DWA,2013).According to Adams et al(2018) water is essential for life without it there is no life and they defined inland water as all…


Water Scarcity and Food Insecurity in Pakistan

Pakistan is the second largest country in South Asia and mainly comprises dry or cold areas with low production potential. Geography varies across the country, shaping the great variation in the country’s climate. Climate ranges from mild winters and hot, dry summers in the north to semi-arid and arid zones in the west and the south. The country is bounded by the Himalayas in the north, the mountain ranges of Sulaiman in the east, and the low land plains of the River Indus in the south, w…


Effect of Water Scarcity on Global Crisis

The global energy crisis is currently a serious issue that the country’s leaders and the UN are focus to prevent. The global energy crisis may bring lots of negative consequences that human beings cannot afford or imagine, and if humans are awakened at that time that global energy is very limited, everything would be too late. Therefore, scientists are trying to solve the problems, and more and more teachers educate the younger generation to have the awareness of preventing our home. T…


Impact of Water Scarcity on Human Health

Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients for human health because in acting in unison, they perform hundreds of roles in the body. They aid in the repair of bones, heal wounds, bolster our immune system, convert food into energy, and repair cellular damage (David, 2017). An example of a vitamin is ascorbic acid or vitamin C, found in most fruits and vegetables, it is a water-soluble vitamin that is regarded as one of the safest and most effective nutrients. On the other hand, examples of m…


Problem of Water Scarcity in Turkey

1. INTRODUCTION Nature does have a major key role for maintaining life on this planet. But there are still some difficulties which are posing a threat to life and the environment of the planet. This is not just about the climate, it's about everyone who continues to live on the world. The main source, in fact, is pollution, climate change, pollutant and many others. Human daily activities are continuously weakening the value of the ecosystem which eventually leadsto the earth\'s lo…


Impact of Climate Change on Water Scarcity

Climate change is the one of growing issues that we are facing worldwide. It has an adverse effect on living beings directly or indirectly. Temperature fluctuation Poverty Health issues Shortage of food and water Irrigation Natural calamities The changing of climate which living beings are facing rapidly all over the world. The impact of water scarcity on food, bioenergy and deforestation. Winchester argues that, Growth in economic and increasing population has increa…


Making the Water Clean Again Through the Local Streams in Pennsylvania

Local streams in Pennsylvania are not how I would expect them to be. Growing up, the world seemed to be perfect and now through research my view has changed. The local streams that I have visited as well as the local lakes have taken a toll from the agriculture in our area. One of these local streams is Gravel Run. This stream used to be surrounded by trees but now is surrounded by grass and cattle. Since all of the trees have been bulldozed over, there are no roots holding the soi…


A Discussion on the Issue of Scarcity of Drinkable Water

From the comfort of the society we live in, it's easy to forget how privileged we really are. Without a second thought we'll leave the water running in the sink while we brush our teeth, or throw away bottles of water that are still half full. We don't stop to think about how precious our drinking water is. Even though we live on a planet whose surface is three quarters water, most of the water on Earth's surface isn't actually drinkable. The scarcity of drinkable water leav…


Enviro-Stewards – Best for the World Report

Enviro-Stewards is reframing the conversation about sustainability and business. Since its founding in 2000, Enviro-Stewards has created environmental and economic sustainability solutions for a wide range of businesses. These solutions have helped businesses to alleviate ongoing resource and financial concerns by mitigating the source of their problems — not just focusing on the symptoms. Taking a holistic approach, their team conducts a full-spectrum assessment and implementation, focus…


Water Conservation Solve Water Scarcity

  Conservation as an important theoretical approach in managing resources in South Africa.Global environmental issues have a highly negative impact on the environment, thus raising a great deal of concern, globally. Implementing theoretical approaches will have good impact and effects on the environment, reducing and/or decreasing these global climate changes. We have four theoretical approaches, this essay will outline and focus on the Conservation theory. It will evaluate why Conserva…


Rainwater Harvesting by Freemark Abbey Winery

William Jaeger, owner of Freemark Abbey Winery must decide whether he harvest the Riseling grapes immediately or leave them on the vines despite the approaching storm. Rain could damage the crop but delaying the harvest would be risky. On the other hand, rain could be beneficial and greatly increase the value of the resulting wine. The winery produced only premium wines from the best grape varieties. Harvesting Grapes for WinemakingThe first step in winemaking is harvesting grapes. Traditionall…


The Mekong River as Water Resource

The Mekong River is a transboundary common-pool resource since the water, land and biological resources are an indispensable and valuable asset for the livelihoods of approximately 65 million peoples in 6 countries; China, Burma, Lao PDR, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. In the economic dimensions, the Mekong countries have the potentials to attract foreign investors in terms of their abundance in natural resources and competitive cost of labor. From 2015-2018, Japan’s private sector inve…


Adsorption Technology and Water Scarcity

The utmost importance of water become a prime apprehension to the civilizations as the water is polluted day by day through industrial, agricultural and domestic activities. The addition of undesirable chemicals into the water deteriorates the quality as well as aesthetic appearance of the water. The presence of some chemicals also causes diseases acute or chronic also. As per the report, global population will be 9.3 billion by 2050 and this population may be under great fresh water scarcity […


Computer Science and Water Scarcity

I did my under graduation in Commerce with Concentration in Computers in 2019. After that, I have joined in Digimatrix Solutions Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad based Startup IT firm. Over the course of more than a year working as an intern and Programmer Analyst followed, I learned different technologies related to my profession and played different challenging roles. At present, I am one of the member of a team of professionals where my role includes dealing with technical and management challenges. My…


Problem of Water Scarcity in Ethiopia

    INTRODUCTION Background and Statement of the problem Water is the amplest substance on earth the principal constituent of all living things, and a major force persistently influencing the surface of the earth it is also a key factor in the air habituation of earth for human existence and in flouncing the progress of civilization. Human civilization depends heavily upon the water. Although more than 70% of the earth’s surface is covered with water, we can only use…


Water Scarcity in Pakistan

Water is a critical resource for the livelihood of individuals and the sustained development of any economy. Pakistan is one of the most arid nations on the planet, close to 92 per cent of the land classified as semi-arid to arid. It’s major sources of water are low precipitation (an average of under 240 mm a year with large seasonal and regional variations), lakes and rivers, and groundwater. The population and the economy are heavily reliant on an annual inflow into the Indus river syst…


Water Scarcity

All of us thrive on necessities of life and our life comes to a standstill if we are unable to get any of these necessities, be it the basic requirement of drinking water. Imagine what situation it would be if you have to pay a huge amount for buying water; well I can, as we paid Rs.4000 last summer in order to get 5000 liters, water being a fundamental element for every activity. Global Perspective Being a victim of this issue and paying an enormous amount in order to get water for every…