How Do People Use Water Resources? By: Carlos Felipe Bustillos Serna To: T. Angel Watler Archbold Colegio Bennett 2010 - 2011
INDEX Water in our planet Distribution of Earth water Oceans of the World Good and bad uses of the water The Water Cycle Prior Knowledge Quotes Glossary How do people use water resources News Proposals Poster Videos
The water is a natural resource that all living things need. The people use water to drink, to cook, to clean and wash. People doesn’t care water, the trash and wastes.They take out of their nouses are not recycle, and this is affecting the global warning. Which is producing waste of water. PRIOR KNOWLEDGE NATURAL RESOURCE: Is anything from natural that people can use. The Earth has many resources. Water, air and soil.
QUOTES Water is the best of all things. Pindar (C. 522-C. 438 BC), Olympian Odes Become a Highly Water has precious resource. There Are some places where a barrel of water Costs More Than a barrel of oil. Lloyd Axworthy, Foreign Minister of Canada (1999 - News Conference) If There is magic on this planet, it is Contained in water. LORAN EISELY, The Immense Journey, 1957 All the water will ever be That is, right now. National Geographic, October 1993
If You Gave Me Several million years, There Would Be Nothing That Did not grow in beauty if It Were Surrounded by water. Jan Erik Vold, What All The World Knows, 1970 Water is H2O, hydrogen two parts, oxygen one, But There Is Also a third thing, That Makes water and nobody knows What That Is. DH LAWRENCE (1885-1930), Pansies, 1929 Water has no taste, no color, no odor, it not can be defined, art relished while ever mysterious. Not NECESSARY to life, But Rather life itself. It fills us with a gratification That Exceeds the delight of the senses. Antoine De Saint-Exupery (1900-1944), Wind, Sand and Stars, 1939 When the well is dry, we know the worth of water. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790), Poor Richard's Almanac, 1746 High quality water is more Than the dream of the conservationists, More Than a Political slogan, high quality water, in the right quantity at the right place at the right time, is essential to health, recreation, and Economic Growth. EDMUND S. Muskie, U.S. Senator, speech, 1 March 1966
GLOSSARY Cycle: The length of time a filter can be used before it needs cleaning, usually including cleaning time. Evaporation: The process of the passage of water from liquid to vapour. Effluent : The outlet or outflow of any system that deals with water flows, for an oxidation pond for biological water purification. It is the product water of the given system. Gray Water: Domestic wastewater composed of wash water from kitchen, bathroom, and laundry sinks and from tubs, and washers . Impurities: Particles or other objects that cause water to be unclear. Influent: The stream of water that enters any system or treatment unit. Irrigation: Applying water or wastewater to land areas to supply the water and nutrient needs of plants.
97% OF WATER ON THE EARTH IS SALT WATER, AND ONLY 3% IS FRESH WATER OF WHICH SLIGHTLY OVER TWO THIRDS IS FROZEN IN GLACIERS AND POLAR ICE CAPS . THE REMAINING UNFROZEN FRESHWATER IS MAINLY FOUND AS GROUNDWATER, WITH ONLY A SMALL FRACTION PRESENT ABOVE GROUND OR IN THE AIR.
There are five oceans on the Earth. These are the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic Ocean . These oceans all flow into each other. With so much water on our planet, oceans are an important part of it.
The Antarctic is the second smallest ocean. During the winter, large parts of the ocean are frozen. The Arctic Ocean is the world’s smallest and shallowest ocean. For almost half of the year, this ocean is covered in thick ice. The Arctic is home to endangered species such as walruses and whales. The Indian Ocean is the third largest ocean in the world. There are many coral reefs found in this ocean. The Pacific Ocean is the world’s largest and deepest ocean covering almost one third of the Earth’s surface. The Atlantic Ocean is the world’s second largest ocean. This ocean is less salty than the other oceans as plenty of fresh water flows into it from the many rivers on the surrounding continents. The Pacific Ocean is the world’s largest and deepest ocean covering almost one third of the Earth’s surface.
Household Recreational Activities Personal use Wash the car. Wash dishes. Watering plants Water treatment Water for the dog. Take a shower Drink water Playing in the water: Fishing Playing ball Playing in the beach . Dive How do people use water
It is estimated 69% of Wordwide water is use for irrigation. In some areas of the world irrigation is necessary to grow any crop. It is estimated 15% of Wordwide water use is for household purposes. Recreational water use is usually a very small, but growing percentage of total water use.. is All living things need water to survive- people, plants, animals and fish. Water helps us to survive in mamy ways. Include Agricultural Household Recreation Environmental Industrial It is estimated that 15% of Wordwide water use is industrial. Includes artificial Wetlands, artificial lakes intended to create wildlife habitat. WATER
HOW DO PEOPLE USE WATER RESOURCES AGRICULTURAL. IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 69% OF WORLDWIDE WATER USE IS FOR IRRIGATION. INDUSTRIAL. IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 22% OF WORLDWIDE WATER USE IS INDUSTRIAL. ( Water is used in power generation . Hydroelectricity is electricity obtained from hydropower )
watering plants HOUSEHOLD. IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 8% OF WORLDWIDE WATER USE IS FOR HOUSEHOLD PURPOSES. To cook foods washing clothes shower bathroom toilet Washing hands
RECREATION. RECREATIONAL WATER USE IS USUALLY A VERY SMALL BUT GROWING PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL WATER USE. RECREATIONAL WATER USE IS MOSTLY TIED TO RESERVOIRS. FOR DRINKING FIRE EXTINCTION.
Mining: a sustained environmental destruction In the next few years will intensify mining in Colombia, which could enhance economic growth. But beyond the financial forecasts the country could be on the verge of a sustained environmental destruction. Natural parks, moors and forest reserve areas may be affected. The illegal exploitation, pollution and the large sums that moves the business cloud the picture. The destruction of riverside Dagua would be only the beginning Ana Carolina Muriel Estudiante de Licenciatura en Literatura- Univalle Aviso Legal - Copyright Periódico cultural LA PALABRA. Facultad de Humanidades, Escuela de Estudios Literarios. Edificio 385, oficina 2045, teléfono 3334922 Edición 212 de febrero de 2011
Colombia has seen weeks of heavy rain that have left large parts of the country flooded, and brought death and destruction. Transport by boat is for many the only way to get around. Noviembre de 2010
The government estimates that floods and landslides have caused damage of some $5bn, with buildings inundated and roads blocked. A total of 1,821 homes have been damaged or destroyed.
In recent weeks, the wettest rainy season in over 40 years has battered Columbia and Venezuela, with flooding and landslides claiming over 200 lives, forcing millions of people from their homes and inundating valuable agricultural crops
HOW TO CONSERVE WATER PROPOSALS PROBLEM SOLUTION L letting out the water while I’m washing your hands or faces. Turn the water off while you are brushing my teeths or washing your face. Letting drop a faucet. Check your home and school for leacky faucets, and tell an adult if you find one that drips. Take long showers and fill the tube all the way while you are taking a bath. Take shorter shower, and don’t fill the tub all the way when you take a bath.
HOW TO CONSERVE WATER PROPOSALS PROBLEM SOLUTION Leave the water running while brushing . Turn off the tap when brushing your teeth When washing dishes keep the faucet open When washing dishes, don’t leave the tap running. Use a basin or stopper. Wash the car with a hosepipe /sprinkler, Washthe car with pots with water or hoses to control water runoff