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Assessment Task 4
Living and working in the community.
We can’t explain its taste, but we need it every day. We can’t describe its colour, but we see it every day. We use so much of it, yet there’s so little of it. Can anybody guess what it is?
Its “water”, as many of you may already know its Water Awareness week. I am here to Increase public awareness and understanding of water issues and to encourage people to use water wisely.
Many people may be wondering why is water so essential in life, there’s an endless reasons for the importance of water. To say a few would be, 75% of human body is composed of water; we…show more content…
You may be wondering since water is used significantly worldwide, how are we able to conserve it. The answer is simple, it all starts with you. There is numerous ways in which YOU can save water. To say a few would be check for leaks, consider the amount of water use while washing dishes or showering, avoid any unnecessary use of water, don’t water your garden on a rainy day etc. those method may seem too simple and may not be able to save a great amount of water but if everyone do it consistently a significant amount of water will be saved, every single drop of water counts. Your action might not only be able to save water but you might inspire other individuals to do the same and consequently a great quantity of water will be conserved. You could also inform people you know about how easy it is to save water. Your action may be just like the first domino that falls which triggers a series of events.
There are many water conservation campaigns which are intended to save water by raising the public awareness; this could be done through many ways such as advertisement, posters, and education. You could get involves in those campaigns by doing so you are indirectly saving water. but not only will you be able to save water, during those campaigns you may be able to make friends as those campaigns provide a social aspect involving participation of the local community, this is why the campaigns is suitable for high
Water Conservation Essay
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One of the items people, animals, and our environment cannot live without is water. Water is extremely vital in the everyday life of everyone in the world from everyday life of drinking, washing clothes, animals, grains, cleaning, and so many other uses that eliminating water would eliminate our species as we all depend on the necessity of water. “The water footprint refers to the volumes of water consumption and pollution that are ‘behind’ your daily consumption”. (Network, 2010) If an average American uses approximately 80-100 gallons of water per day then an average American needs to change their ways and contribute to a better water footprint. Water is critical for ecological systems and the health of humans. Animals or plants…show more content…
Examples of products and water is that the “global average water footprint: 15500 liters of water per kg of beef” and the “global average water footprint: 2400 liters of water for one hamburger!” (Network, 2010) Understanding the amount of water our world uses is imperative as there are many consequences to follow globally.
The global consequences of using so much water are that globally we are in a water crisis. The demand for water is always a necessity and as population increases the need for water increases. The lack of safe drinking water and sanitation varies from country to country. “More than one out of six people lack access to safe drinking water, namely 1.1 billion people, and more than two out of six people lack adequate sanitation, namely 2.6 billion people. 2900 children die every day from water borne diseases”. (Council, 2009) Not only is there a crisis with consumption of water for people but also it is critical that humans reduce the amount of water they use for industrial and agricultural development in order not to effect the aquatic ecosystems and their species. “Water covers almost 70 percent of the surface of the globe and is the Earth’s most abundant resource. About 97 percent of the water is the oceans and is too salty for drinking, growing crops, and most other human resources”. (Frederick, 2004)
Since globally there is a water crisis, it is important to conserve as much water as possible every day. Not only understanding how I