CVG 4130-Lec 1- Water Issues

CVG 4130 Advanced Environmental Engineering CANADAS WATER...

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CVG 4130 Advanced Environmental Engineering CANADA’S WATER Dr. Bahman Bani Hashemi Office: A-105 Email: [email protected]
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WATER CONSERVATION WORLD ISSUES CVG 4130
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WORLD WATER SUPPLY Water Use: CVG 4130 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Agriculture Industry Public WORLD WATER USAGE
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WORLD WATER SUPPLY Water Scarcity: Over 60% of the wetlands in the world have been “destroyed or depleted” in the past 100 years. 30 billion gallons of groundwater is pumped around the world everyday. Approximately 15 times more groundwater is being pumped then is being recharged. Groundwater mining is reaching limits: California: approximately 20 years of water demand left New Mexico: approximately 10 years Arizona and Florida’s demands are increasing beyond capacity CVG 4130
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WORLD WATER SUPPLY Water Scarcity: Projected water withdrawal: United Nations Environment Programme, 2007. CVG 4130
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WATER SUPPLY THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES CVG 4130
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WATER PRIVITIZATION “Bad water kills more than AIDS and WAR” CVG 4130
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WATER PRIVITIZATION Organized Rallies against Privatization: South Africa Ecuador Argentina Bolivia Washington DC Quebec City CVG 4130
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CLEAN WATER INDUSTRIALIZED COUNTRIES CVG 4130
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WATER SUPPLY & USE IN DEVELOPED COUNTRIES CVG 4130
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