662_Lecture 1_Final

Historically nearly 60 percent of the public supply

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Unformatted text preview: e be enough water? •  How much is enough? •  How much is there? •  How much do we use? Casey Brown - Hydrosystems Research Group HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH? LET’S START WITH “HOW MUCH DO WE USE?” Casey Brown - Hydrosystems Research Group Current water resources informaEon Casey Brown - Hydrosystems Research Group Renewable versus nonrenewable •  This century: groundwater Casey Brown - Hydrosystems Research Group 50% global popula<on PopulaEon Growth Casey Brown - Hydrosystems Research Group Looming threats – Do we now use, or will we soon use, too much relaEve to what we have? •  PopulaEon growth •  Income growth •  Dietary change •  UrbanizaEon •  Climate Change Casey Brown - Hydrosystems Research Group How We Use Water •  Domes.c: Water used for residenEal, commercial, industrial, and public uses (street cleaning, fire fighEng,...
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