Activities (things you must do):
 Review and become familiar with the terms listed on p. 247
Investigate where is your water coming from
Investigate the quality of the water from Miami-Dade Co.
Establish some measure to prevent water wasting in our community.
Investigate alternatives for water supply and conservation.
Learn about WORLD HYDROLOGICAL CYCLE OBSERVING SYSTEM
Review the Comprehensive Assessment of the Freshwater Resources of the World
Learn about Water Resources of the United States
Become familiar with The Hydrology and Water Resources Programme (HWRP)
Visit this home page and become familiar with National Water Conditions
Relate current national conditions to environmental events and processes discussed in your textbook.

View a comprehensive assessment of freshwater resources of the world2kb
Review the ten top watershed lessons learn from EPA Office of Water and elaborate a summary of these lessons.
Learn about groundwater and ten top ways to help prevent water contamination
New Finding: Learn more about water conditions in south Florida. This interesting and informative web site was referred to my by a student in the class.
FACTS OF WATER AS A NATURAL RESOURCE
Freshwater, a critical resource

Of all the water present on our planet, only 2.5 per cent is fresh, and only 0.007 per cent is readily available to people in rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. Today, the average water availability is 7 600 m3/person/year, barely half of what it was in 1970. Furthermore, there are huge geographical and seasonal variations; while Papua New Guinea has more than 200 000 m3/person/year of renewable water, countries such as Nigeria have less than 3000 m3/person/year.

Source:http://www.wmo.ch/web/homs/whycos.html#freshwater

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