Trends in water consumption

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  • Global water suitation
    • Little or no water scarcity;
      • Europe
      • Australia
      • USA; centeral,mountan region.
      • Canada.
    • Approaching physical water scarcity.
      • California, USA.
      • Murray Darling basin, NSW>
      • Economic water scarity.
        • The Sahel.
    • Issues of water insecurity.
      • Asia and the pacific
        • 1/3 of the population lacks access to clean drinking water
        • water pollution from the level of bacterial waste from human source is 10 times greater than reconomend levels.
        • agriculture accounts for 90% of freshwater withdraws.
        • 10,00 (1950)
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          • aquifer depletion in Asia has led to a decrease in water avalblity.
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          • 2400 in (1990)
      • Africa.
        • 25 African countries will face water stress by 2025.
          • over 300 million people lack acess to safe water.
            • 51% of people in sub Saharan Africa are without clearn and sfafe water suply
          • Inc. Water consumption with half of Europe's cities over exploiting their groundwater reserve.
  • Europe
    • A lack of access to clean drinking water in E. Europe and C. Asia.
    • Inc. Water consumption with half of Europe's cities over exploiting their groundwater reserve.
    • A decline in water quality in countries grom groundwater pollutin, from nitrates in pesticides-The aral sea
  • North America
    • Aquifer depletion is steadily increase due to population growth and expansion of industry and irrigation.
    • Water pollution from agriculture run off  has contaminated many ground and surface waters,

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