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WATER EDUCATION & RESOURCES
 
Water Presentations

Using a variety of dynamic presentation tools we help clarify water issues and increase awareness of water problems. Whether you are a water provider, non-profit organization, an environmental group, a community group, a student group, a small business or a corporation, we customize our material to make sure our audience is getting the most relevant and useful information. 

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Paula Henson

paula_hensonI am a Los Angeles native, an educator and water conservation advocate with a background in landscape design. I have been providing classes all over southern California for adults about landscape water conservation, and have over 10 years of experience teaching 3 to 5 year-olds. Previously I facilitated courses in several major U.S. cities in Film Production for AFI (American Film Institute) Public Service programs.

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OLDEST KNOW POOL OF WATER

Trapped water finally free?

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/scientists-have-just-discovered-oldest-known-pool-water-180961491/

CITIES AND WATER

This is a really interesting and scary article.

https://www.wired.com/2017/05/why-bangalores-water-crisis-is-everyones-crisis/

ICE STUPAS

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/apr/22/the-ice-stupas-of-ladakh-solving-water-crisis-in-the-high-desert-of-himalaya

MOST VALUABLE WATER?

The fountain at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas. Seems like an ostentatious waste of water right? Well…maybe it’s one of the “most economically productive uses of water.”
A post from writer John Fleck’s blog explains:

12 millions gallons a year to keep it topped up + lots of people walking by =

Revenue from the 7 casino-resort hotels contiguous to the fountain: $3.6 billion

Fleck’s book: Water is For Fighting Over: and Other Myths About Water in the West

WATER INNOVATION?

Very interesting…too soon to know the actual effects of legalized marijuana on water use but it will be great if they can innovate!
https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/community/2017/02/06/why-californias-cannabis-industry-will-lead-water-innovation

ENERGY AND WATER…

The United States needs around 731,920 million litres a day (161,000m gallons) to produce and burn the nearly 900m tonnes of coal it uses each year to generate just a third of the nation’s electricity.

In India, plans to produce 500 gigawatts of coal-fired electricity by 2040, will require at least 58bn cubic metres per year (pdf). And in China, about 15% of national water withdrawals are used for coal mining, processing, ash control, and for cooling of its coal-fired power plants.

Where will all this water come from?
Global energy consumption is forecast to increase nearly 50% by 2040, driven mostly by emerging economies such as China and India. Energy strategies based on fossil fuels will require much more water to be allocated to new power plants.
from The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2017/jan/16/water-energy-food-challenge-davos

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