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water conservation in Australia

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When I went to Australia, I was intereseted in the water shortage in the country, so I researched about the water environment in Australia.

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water conservation in Australia

  1. 1. WATER CONSERVATION IN AUSTRALIA
  2. 2. OUTLINE • 1.CLIMATE IN AUSTRALIA • 2.WATER USE IN AUSTRALIA • 3.STRATEGIES FOR CONSERVING WATER IN AUSTRALIA • CONCLUSION
  3. 3. CLIMATE IN AUSTRALIA • annual rainfall 500mm (Japanese rainfall - 1700mm world average -880mm) • rainfall is below 600mm in over 80% of the country
  4. 4. WATER USE IN AUSTRALIA • Agricultural water use 65% ….. Rainfall, dam and river
  5. 5. Little rain river Production dam severe damage
  6. 6. STRATEGIES FOR CONSERVING WATER IN AUSTRALIA 4 minutes shower Household rainwater tanks Use water on garden before 10am after 4pm • Turn sea water into fresh water......(expensive and uses electricity)
  7. 7. STRATEGIES FOR CONSERVING WATER IN AUSTRALIA • WELS(water efficiency labelling scheme ) …….washing machine, toilets and dishwasher • The more stars the better….. bad so-so good
  8. 8. CONCLUSION • Reason for water shortage is Australia’s climate • People try hard to save water • Local government controls use of water waste of water! • Japan has less understanding of the importance of water conservation

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