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The Global Water Crisis

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    The Global Water Crisis
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  • What percentage of water on the planet is fresh?
    3%
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  • What percentage of freshwater are humans able to access?
    1%
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  • In California there are a lot of wildfires due to an ongoing __________________.
    drought
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  • Most of the freshwater humans get is from ________________________, where humans take water from aquifers in the ground.
    groundwater
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  • Groundwater is being _________________, humans are draining aquifers, leaving them empty.
    depleted
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  • Water usage is divided into 3 main categories: domestic, industrial and ________________.
    agriculture
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  • What percentage of water usage is domestic?
    8%
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  • When water is traded and sold between humans for profit, water is part of the ____________________.
    economy
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  • When companies use water to make clothing and technology, this is an example of ________________ water usage.
    industrial
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  • 97% of the Earth's water is _____________________, which is not drinkable.
    saltwater
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  • On average, how many gallons of water does a person in the U.S.A use daily?
    156 gallons
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  • Most believe water should be made a public __________, so all humans have safe access to freshwater.
    good
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  • Which type of water scarcity is mostly caused by nature? Physical or Economic?
    Physical
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  • Which type of water scarcity is mostly caused by humans? Physical or Economic?
    Economic
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  • Physical or Economic water scarcity: Mismanagement of water resources
    Economic water scarcity
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  • Physical or Economic water scarcity: Drought
    Physical water scarcity
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