Necleous said water depletion
in reservoirs will likely cause other problems than the obvious one of water shortages.
Pakistan is reported to be in the grip of severe climate change recorded through the rise in temperature, melting of glaciers, extreme events and deteriorating conditions of the natural resources like surface and ground water depletion
, soil erosion, diminishing water reservoirs and loss of vegetation and biota etc.
Meat production is a leading cause of climate change, water depletion
and soil erosion, according to United Nations scientists.
HCCB's plant at Plachimada in Kerala is no longer functional following local agitations while its plant in Varanasi is also facing local resistance over charges of ground water depletion
Al-Sheikha said the Ministry wants to cooperate with FAO to improve the efficiency of irrigation systems, and that work is underway to address the issue of underground water depletion
and problems affecting sewage processing stations.
Whether it succeeds in reversing the trend of water depletion
could be a test case in an un-stable, parched region where dams restrict cross-border water flows, and growing populations face a thirsty future.
The attendees enjoyed several popular dances, poetry and sketches that were performed during the festival to generate social awareness on the dangers of the water depletion
and the need to save the water resources for the sake of next generations.
Recently, I watched a 2011 documentary on the History Channel entitled, "Prophets of Doom." One of the programs main points is that, "Every great empire, no matter how powerful, eventually falls." The program calls upon the expertise of some of the world's most renowned authorities on such topics as financial instability, oil and water depletion
, hostile technology and terrorist aggression.
At the event, Fareed Mujawar, the minister of agriculture and irrigation, said "among the reasons behind water depletion
in the Sana'a Basin is population growth, which increases seven percent each year, and the low level of annual rainfall."
In fact, the current rapid rate of water depletion
across MENA may see the region categorised as one with 'physical water scarcity' by 2030.
Environment Minister Arthur Nazarian blamed the crisis on wasted water and changes in the weather, as well as the presence of over a million Syrian refugees for Lebanon's water depletion
A range of issues including higher fuel prices, climate change and fresh water depletion
turn to be major challenges to urban growth, according to Dr.