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Exhibition-2011: Water Waste and Conservation

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Valeria Wu

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Transcript of Exhibition-2011: Water Waste and Conservation

Water Waste and Conservation By: Rafael Dasso, Miguel Drago, Josiah Friesen and Valeria Wu Central Idea:

Water is a vital, limited and
very important resource so
we need to conserve it. Lines of Inquiry:
Ways that water benefits us
Ways that water is wasted
Ways to conserve water Introduction:

In this unit, we were discovering
who we are. We, as a team, discovered that we are a group of people that are passionate about nature, especially water. Water Facts
75% of the earth is covered with water
97% of the earth's water is in the oceans
Only 3% of the earth's water can be used as drinking water
75% of the world's fresh water is frozen in the polar ice caps Peru's water waste issues

Leaking faucets

Lack of information Leaking Faucet Facts

Leaking faucets can cause a great amount of waste:
Toilet leaks can waste 200 gallons of water per day! That's about the same amount as flushing the toilet 50 times without a reason. Leaking faucet facts

A leaking faucet that drips at the rate of 1 drip per second can waste 30,000 gallons per year!
A shower head leaking at 10 drips per minute can waste more than 50,000 gallons per year! Save Water! Leaking faucet problem

One of Peru's concerns about water, is leaks. Pipes in Peru are estimated to be about 40 years old. Leak consequences

These leaks, can have big consequences.

Water waste

Health issues Action against leaks!

Fixing toilet leaks
Fixing faucet leaks
Fixing showerhead leaks Peru's second water issue: Lack of information

People are not informed Consequences

Abuse of water use
Wasting it inappropiately
Consuming the freshwater that we have badly Action for lack of information!

Informing people about the issue
Organizing workshops, activities, e.t.c. Our action plan for leaks!

To persuade the superintendent, Mr.Jones, to put new pipes so that there are no more leaks at school. Our action plan for lack of information!

Organizing a workshop

Informing people Conclusion

We learned about:
Leaks and how to fix them
The lack of information and how to improve that "Great acts are made up of small deeds".

-Lao Tzu Thanks to:

Angel Espinar
Cate Armquist
Glenn Pearce-Oroz
Jose Ignacio de Romaña
Stefano Camaiora
Ana Maria Loayza
Jorge Villavicenzo
Susan Boyer
Russel Jones
Fernando Villar
Jorge Muñoz
Kurt Witting
Trixi Kuballa
Mr.McKenna
5th grade team Bibiliography

http://www.epa.gov/WaterSense/
http://eartheasy.com/water-conservation
http://www.treehugger.com/files/2006/12/how-to-go-green-water.php
http://ittfluidbusiness.com/resource_main.htm
http://www.co.union.nc.us/Portals/0/PublicWorks/Documents/WaterConservation/save-water-25.pdf

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A097042.html

http://wwwworldbookonline.com/kids/article?id=ar830845&st=waterpollution

http://www.49tips.com/16192.html

http://www.monolake.org/about/waterconservation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_conservation

http://elcomercio.pe/lima/750369/noticia-35-agua-potable-lima-se-pierde-tuberias_1
http://radio.rpp.com.pe/cuidaelagua/el-70-de-las-casas-de-lima-podrian-tener-fugas-de-agua/
http://revista.consumer.es/web/es/20030901/practico/consejo_del_mes/63542.php
http://www.fcs.uga.edu/ext/housing/water_conservation.php
http://radio.rpp.com.pe/cuidaelagua/en-lima-se-desperdicia-el-30-or-ciento-del-agua-que-ingresa-a-los-hogares/
http://habitat.aq.upm.es/bpal/onu02/bp313.html
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