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WATER (TRUE OR FALSE)
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Drought is the result from a deficiency of precipitation.
Business is an economic aspect of water shortage that causes local commerce to
decline, incomes go down, tax revenues decrease, population declines due to lack of
Hydrological Drought is usually the first economic sector to be affected by drought
because soil moisture content is often quickly depleted, especially if the period of
moisture deficiency is associated with high temperatures and windy conditions.
Environmental losses include damages to plant and animal species, wildlife habitat,
and air and water quality; forest and range fires; degradation of landscape quality; and
Drought results from a deficiency of procrastination.
The economic impacts of drought are numerous, ranging from direct losses in the
broad agricultural and agriculturally related sectors, including forestry and fishing, to
losses in recreation, transportation, banking, and energy.
Social impacts mainly involve public safety, health, conflicts between water users, and
inequities in the distribution of impacts and disaster relief programs.
Meteorological Drought is expressed solely based on the degree of dryness in
comparison to some normal or average amount and the duration of the dry period.
another 40% again travels a distance of 6.8 kilometers to the Balara Treatment Plant
The water from the Angat Dam, the major supply source for the metropolis, is
funneled directly to Ipo Dam.
The Government's monitoring data indicates that many areas are experiencing a
shortage of water supply during the dry season.
Reservoir simulation is an area of reservoir engineering that, combining physics,
mathematics, and computer programming to a reservoir model allows the analysis and
the prediction of the fluid behavior in the reservoir over time.
Drought is a subtle, insidious natural hazard that is a normal part of the climate of
virtually all regions of the world
The Government's monitoring data indicates that up to 58 percent of groundwater
sampled is contaminated with coliform and needs treatment
Agricultural Droughts are associated with the effects of periods of precipitation
shortfall on surface or subsurface water supply (for example, streamflow, reservoir
and lake levels, and groundwater) rather than with precipitation shortfalls.
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