2.15.11 - 1. What is community based water control? Who...

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1. What is community based water control? Who held power over privatizing water? Community based water control meant that water was managed locally ad as a common resource. States then took control over water rights with private entrepreneurs and controlled the privatization of water. 2. Describe the LA vs. Owens Valley water war and how does it relate to the ideology of taming nature? To prevent their water from being diverted to LA, residents of the Owens River valley bombed aqueducts attempting to take the water. Eventually armed guards had to come in to stop them. 3. What are three key events in the history of megadam construction globally? In 1965 the United States was hit with a sever drought and loan terms imposed by the US and the World Bank opened up a market for dam building. The Damn in India then became a big source of controversy as it changed the lives and ways of many Indians at that time. 4. What effect do waterlogging, salinity, and round rivers have on the environment around dams? Waterloggin, salinity, and round rivers destroy the life around the
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