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Italy is the fourth nation in the world for consumption of water: twice the global average. Each Italian consumes 2332 cubic meters of water per year,

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3 Italy is the fourth nation in the world for consumption of water: twice the global average. Each Italian consumes 2332 cubic meters of water per year, almost the content of an Olympic size swimming pool…

4 Globally, one billion and 400 million people on the planet have no access to drinking water. The great risk is that in 2025, when the population will exceed 8 billions people, the number of people without access to drinking water increases to over 3 billions.

5 F resh water in the subsoil is considerably reducing, and to meet the demand for drinking water, we need to dig deeper and deeper wells: practically we are consuming more water than available!

6 Water is a heritage of humanity. Individual and collective health, agriculture, industry and domestic life are deeply linked to it.

7 Brushing your teeth or are shaving, do not let water run unnecessarily.Brushing your teeth or are shaving, do not let water run unnecessarily. Operate washing machines with a full load, as to save up to 1,000 liters of water a year.Operate washing machines with a full load, as to save up to 1,000 liters of water a year.

8 1.There is no life without water. It is a treasure essential to all human activities. 1. There is no life without water. It is a treasure essential to all human activities. 2. Fresh water resources are not inexhaustible. It is essential to preserve, control, and whenever possible, increase them. 3.Water knows no frontiers: as a common resource it requires international co-operation. 4.Water is a common heritage, the value of which must be recognised by everybody. Everyone has the duty to use water carefully and save it.

9 Credits Presentation arranged by Youssef Hafid & Christopher Roverelli – Itis "Pascal" – Cesena – Italia ( ) Thanks to the teachers: A.M. Ravazzi (Biologia) – A. Tortora (Inglese) and to the Technical Assistant: F. Fiori Links: Pictures: E Blue_Water-SPL.jpg n2-Copertina%20anno%20acqua.jpg 43.bmp ravenna.jpg untitledersgb.bmp rubinetto.gif


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