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    Water Works

    Water is the most vital substance for creating and sustaining life.
    Water is the main ingredient in the remarkable concoction we call human beings.

    Our history as a species has been one dominated by the presence and absence of water.
    Now, however, we have begun to develop elaborate mechanisms to control our destiny with water. For better or worse, in partnerships with micro and autotrophic organisms, we are the species most capable of affecting life’s most precious resource.

    In the coming decades, especially with the looming spectre of Climate Change, we can expect the delicate balance of the Hydrosphere to become increasingly disrupted. Paradoxically, drought and flooding will become more common, as will the incessant demand for clean, fresh water, a quest that has already taxed many global reserves beyond their capacity to regenerate.

    Our interactions with water have fueled some of the largest and most expensive projects in human history- the Aqueducts of Rome, the Three Gorges Dam, the Chunnel, the Panama Canal, the G-Cans Tunnel System in Japan, the Dutch Delta Works, the Ashkelon Desalination Plant, Israel, the Marina Reservoir in Singapore, the North-South Water Transfer Project in China and the Groundwater Replenishment System in Orange County, California.


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