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Axia College Material 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 Aquifer depletion Lowers the water table Saltwater Intrusion Ground water is not replenished fast enough, and salt gets into the water Flood Plain Is the area bordering a river channel that has the potential, to flood these activities increase the likelihood of both floods and flood damage. Ocean Water Resource Challenge Description Estuaries Where rivers empty into seawater. The Colorado River Compact It stipulates an annual allotment of 7.5 million acre-feet of water each to the upper Colorado. Ogallala Aquifer The largest groundwater deposit in the world. In 200 to 300 words, respond to the following: Choose one fresh or ocean water resource challenge and describe in detail why the issue has become a problem and how human activities
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2012 for the course HCA 201 201 taught by Professor Browns during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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