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water shortage

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  • Water shortage — may refer to: * Drought, natural condition * Water crisis, social situation …   Wikipedia

  • shortage — short‧age [ˈʆɔːtɪdʒ ǁ ˈʆɔːr ] noun [countable, uncountable] a situation in which there is not enough of something that people need or want: • We suffer from a labor shortage. • The real estate developer is facing an acute cash shortage. shortage… …   Financial and business terms

  • Water restrictions in Australia — Water restrictions are currently in place in many regions and cities of Australia in response to chronic shortages resulting from drought. Depending upon the location, these can include restrictions on watering lawns, using sprinkler systems,… …   Wikipedia

  • Water export — Water exports involve exporting freshwater from one country to another. Large increases in human population and economic growth throughout the world during the twentieth century placed a huge stress on the world’s freshwater resources. Combined… …   Wikipedia

  • Water crisis — For other uses, see Water crisis (disambiguation). Deforestation of the Madagascar Highland Plateau has led to extensive siltation and unstable flows of western rivers. Water crisis is a general term used to describe a situation where the… …   Wikipedia

  • shortage — 01. During a time of war, there is generally a [shortage] of oil, so gasoline is usually rationed. 02. The city often puts restrictions on water use in the summertime in order to prevent [shortages]. 03. There is often a water [shortage] in our… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • shortage — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ acute, chronic, critical, desperate, dire, serious, severe ▪ the current acute shortage of teachers ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Water in California — Map of water storage and delivery facilities as well as major rivers and cities in the state of California California’s interconnected water system serves over 30 million people and irrigates over 5,680,000 acres (2,300,000 ha) of farmland. As… …   Wikipedia

  • Water supply in Hong Kong — Providing an adequate water supply for Hong Kong has always been difficult because there are few natural lakes, rivers or substantial groundwater sources and of its high population density. Although the annual rainfall averages 2 214.3… …   Wikipedia

  • Water politics in the Middle East — As a vital natural resource, water plays a key role in both global and domestic politics, particularly in terms of the need for states to ensure access to sustainable and adequate provisions of water. It is often only when supply levels are… …   Wikipedia

  • water — 1 noun (U) 1 LIQUID a) the clear colourless liquid that falls as rain, fills lakes and rivers, and is necessary for life to exist: This reservoir supplies the whole city with water. | The prisoners were given only bread and water. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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