Essays about: "Water Scarcity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 186 essays containing the words Water Scarcity.

  1. 1. Potential for Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal in an activated sludge system for greywater

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Mehrzad Ghassemi; [2022]
    Keywords : Greywater; EBPR; Phosphorus; Biological treatment; Water and environmental engineering; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : As the world's population grows, concerns about water scarcity and rising pollution such as phosphorus and nitrogen have increased significantly. Greywater has been considered by researchers as an ideal alternative to fresh water for decades, and several projects have been implemented to treat and recycle it for various reuse purposes. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Social and Environmental Costs of the Water Management System of Chile: Inequalities in a Context of Scarcity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Gianna Laura Angermayr; [2022]
    Keywords : Water Market; 1981 Water Code; Water Scarcity; Potable Water; Socio-ecological Justice; Power Relations; Agriculture; Campesinos; Indigenous Communities; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to present a more complete picture of Chile’s water management system in terms of the three pillars of sustainable development, namely regarding the social, environmental, and economic outcomes of the 1981 Water Code. The contribution of this research relies in the understanding of the law’s reproduction of socio- ecological inequalities and in the investigation of a possible link between commercial agricultural activities and prices of potable water in the sixteen administrative regions of Chile. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring power dynamics in the water sector in Chile: a focus on avocado plantations and water resources in three municipalities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Alberto Anticoli; [2022]
    Keywords : water; avocado; power; sustainable development; Chile;

    Abstract : This thesis researches the power dynamics related to the intrinsic relationship between the expansion of avocado plantations and its effects on the water system in Chile's municipalities of Quillota, La Cruz, and La Calera. The study adopts a mixed methodology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hydropolitics of conflict prevention: Effective transboundary freshwater resource management as a driver of peace

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Johannes David Huber; [2022]
    Keywords : Hydropolitics; conflict prevention; water scarcity; water availability; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Global water scarcity is increasingly acknowledged as an issue of peace and security. Declining water availability as well as rising freshwater demand increase the likeliness of military action and violent conflicts over transboundary surface and underground freshwater resources. READ MORE

  5. 5. Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of electric hydrofoil boats and fossil driven alternatives

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Dennis Olsson; Felix Glaunsinger; [2022]
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    Abstract : The pressure on the planet from Global Warming mainly originates from human activity since the Industrial Revolution. If the average temperature would increase by 1.5 degrees compared to pre- industrial level, this could highly affect areas such as biodiversity, food availability and water levels, to just name a few. READ MORE