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Water scarcity

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Water scarcity

  1. 1. Being environmentally friendly: WATER SCARCITY Prepared by: Nizomiddin Kuchkarov
  2. 2. Outline:• water we have• the way we use water• water facts• ways to save water
  3. 3. 0.007% of all thesurface is water 70% of earth’swater in the earth is readily accessible for drinking
  4. 4. What are we using water for?•18 liters for brushing teeth with running tap•225 liters for 10 minute shower•180 liters one load of laundry•8-20 liters for one toilet flush• slowly dripping water 20,000liters a year•1362 liters to water lawn• 163 liters fill the bathtub• Tiger Woods Golf Course 18 millionliters every day
  5. 5. Just compare them
  6. 6. Sad water facts•From beginning of my presentation approximately 20 children have diedfrom water related diseases•Around 4 million people die each year from them•Half of the world’s hospitalizations are due to water related diseases• More than 1 billion people use less than six liters of water• Average American uses more than 500 liters•If we did nothing other than provide access to clean waterwe could save 2 million lives a year
  7. 7. •Nearly 443 million school days are unattended •Only 62% of the world’s population has access to improved sanitation •200 million hours are wasted every day from women for gathering water •Ancient Romans had better water quality than half the people live on the earth now•More people have a mobile phone than access to the toilet
  8. 8. Simple steps to take •Shorten your shower time •Turn off faucets tightly after using •Immediately fix leaks •Use a water-efficient showerhead•Have your plumber re-route your gray water to trees and gardens •Report broken pipes, open hydrants and errant sprinklers •Equip fountains and swimming pools with recirculation equipment •Group plants with the same watering needs together •Turn off the tap while brushing teeth •Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water
  9. 9. Water saving gadgets Washing Leak detector Wand Hose Extension of toilet machine on top Reversecounter Money tea-bag Water filter Flush controller
  10. 10. Reference:Design A Kitchen (2010) Water Saving Gadgets by Young-Suk Kim [online] Available from:<http://designakitchen.org/water-saving-gadgets-by-young-suk-kim/> [Accessed: 9 April 2011].Envirogadget (2011) Perfect Flush – Toilet Water Saving Gadget [online] Available from:<http://www.envirogadget.com/water-saving/perfect-flush-toilet-water-saving-gadget/> [Accessed:7 April 2011].Hub pages, (2010). How Much Fresh Water is on Earth? [online] Available from:<http://hubpages.com/hub/How_Much_Fresh_Water_is_on_Earth_> [Accessed: 8 April 2011].Julie Day (2010) Water-Saving Gadgets for Your Lawn or Garden [online] Available from:<http://www.dannylipford.com/water-saving-gadgets-for-your-garden/> [Accessed: 8 April 2011].Beth Buczynski (2010) Top 5 Water-Saving Gadgets [online] Available from:<http://crispgreen.com/2010/10/top-5-water-saving-gadgets/> [Accessed: 7 April 2011].Ecofriend (2010) Eco Gadgets: AquaHub – A surge protector for your garden [online] Availablefrom:< http://www.ecofriend.com/entry/eco-gadgets-aquahub-a-surge-protector-for-your-garden/>[Accessed: 10 April 2011].