Lecture+12-08-08+Water+Use+on+Campus-Bojana

Lecture+12-08-08+Water+Use+on+Campus-Bojana - Water Use on...

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ES 10 December 8, 2008 Bojana Anglin CA Dept of Water Resources. June 2007. Climate Change in CA. http://www.water.ca.gov/climatechange/factsheet.cfm Water Use on the UC Berkeley Campus: Strategies for Conservation and Increasing Supply
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Campus Water Supply: Existing Conditions Source: N. Sierra Nevada snowpack, via Mokelumne River Watershed Water provider: EBMUD www.ebmud.com Infrastructure: Pardee + Camanche Reservoirs 100+ miles of tunnels + aqueducts 17 gauging stations multiple pump houses
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Campus Water Supply: Future Conditions CA is expected to warm by 3 10° F over the next 100 years. Snowpack will diminish accordingly. Western Regional Climate Center, Scripps Institute of Oceanography http://www.calclim.dri.edu/ccw200701.html
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Water Challenges Faced by UC Berkeley Diminishing fresh water supply + climate change Increased competition for demand by Agriculture Urban development Environment (the Delta) Rising water costs Increased energy consumption Aging (leaky) infrastructure Increased per capita demand Population growth on campus } By 2020, campus water demand will increase by 20% over 2002 levels.
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Campus population (2007): 34,953 students, 2,028 faculty ~ 2,000 staff Berkeley average annual rainfall: 25.4” Per capita, campus use (2003): 29 gallons/day Main campus annual water use: 600,000 CCF (2007) Main campus annual water use: 600,000 CCF (2007) 18.5% lost to leaks, evaporation + condensation Campus: Existing Conditions
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Main Campus Water Consumption Distribution, 2003 Other
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