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sci275_Appendix_E[1] - Axia College Material Appendix E...

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Appendix E Water Resource Challenges Review Ch. 10 and 11 of your text, then complete the following: Provide at least three freshwater and three ocean water resource challenges by filling in the following table. Then, respond to the question that follows: Freshwater Resource Challenge Description Supply Fresh water supply is becoming inadequate to meet demand of population. Biological Pollution Sewage and waste pollute freshwater systems with bacteria, viruses, and algae. Salt water intrusion Salt water intrudes into coastal wells when fresh water from a coastal well is depleted faster than it can be replenished. When this happens, the salt water from the nearby ocean gets into the fresh water system. Ocean Water Resource Challenge Description Over fishing Depletes population of many species of fish and aquatic life. Ocean acidification Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere forms carbonic acid when mixed with water. Along with acid rain, they both have an
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