The water crisis case studies.

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  • Ica valley.
  • Desert area in the Andes.
  • One of the driest places on earth.
  • Depletion of local water sources for irrigation of asparagus fields.
  • Exports of the asparagus go to the UK. The UK is the worlds 6th largest importer of virtual water (the water needed to create the goods a country imports.)
  • Depleting water supplies to smaller farmers and local families who are finding wells running dry and the water source for the main city is also under threat.
  • The local water table has plummeted since 2002 when extraction over took replenishment.
  • In some areas


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