water depletion


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wa·ter de·ple·tion

reduction in the total volume of body water; dehydration.
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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 R.
Adding more meat-eaters is bad news for the planet and for future generations as the meat industry is recognised as a top contributor to the most serious environmental problems we have, including climate change, water depletion, fossil fuel use, chemical use and deforestation," the spokesman said.
The decline in growth of productivity is attributed, among other things, deterioration in soil quality and water shortages, including ground water depletion.
As the ground water depletion continuous, more and more areas of the city get depth values over 38m.
Predicting the soybean rooting depth is necessary to project the maximum depths of water depletion in the soil profile.
Water depletion poses even greater threats to the ecosystem, of which air, water and soil are essential elements and an imbalance of any of these can damage human survival.
Another benefit of recycling is a reduction of stress on agriculture water and a reduced risk of regional water depletion.
Neutron probe was used to monitor the soil water depletion rates in the root zone and to schedule irrigations according to the specified MAD levels.
On the production side, agricultural and food systems should reduce their negative environmental impacts, including soil and water depletion as well as greenhouse gas emissions, the report said.