Water Resources - Dr. Mahmoud Mehanay Lecture Notes

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Water wars and conflict are becoming one of the most strategic and political factors that will change the regular dealing with ______.

it

In terms of quantity, the water resources are facing a crisis based on the fact of limited freshwater resources and the exponential increase in water ______.

demand

Water carries wastes and nutrients throughout the body as it forms the foundation of blood ______; even bone consists of 28%.

plasma

While survival without food is possible for weeks, 3 days without water is very likely to result in an organism’s ______.

death

In the holy Quran and in every religion, water is a secret and represents a holy thing also in every civilization water is the most appreciated blessing and is the main source of ______.

development

Do the unbelievers not see that the heavens and the earth were joined together, and We split them apart. And We made from water every living thing. Will they not ______?

believe

Water makes up over 70% of the human ______

body

Water plays a significant role in modulating ______, climate being the primary predictor of the major ecozones

climate

The lack of water has effect on many pillars of humankind. Familiarity of water crisis allover the world categorizes the water issues into two main pillars (health and ______ pillars)

social

Human health threats from water related resource problems involve both scarcity and quality ______

issues

The developing world in contrast is plagued by the lack of access to water not contaminated by sewage or industrial pollutants which leads to an estimated 4.37 billion cases of ______ each year

disease

Of the afflicted, best estimates indicate that 2 million will die from waterborne, waterwashed, and water-based diseases such as ______, ameobiasis, and shistosomiasis

typhus

The vast majority of these victims are children and when water-related diseases such as malaria are included in the estimate, the death toll increases to nearly 12 million per ______

year

Inputs of chemical pollutants from the permitted, non-permitted, and the accidental releases of industry have contributed to many instances of human ______

toxicity

Cases of human toxicity have even occurred when the water polluted was not potable water, but when the contamination impacted the food ______

chain

Risks of water contamination from current and past pollutant discharges ______

abound

What percentage of the human body is made up of water?

70%

What is the main source of development in every civilization?

Water

What are the two main pillars into which water issues are categorized?

Health and environmental

What does the holy Quran and every religion consider water to be?

A secret and represents a holy thing

What is the primary predictor of the major ecozones?

Climate

What is the approximate time an organism can survive without water?

3 days

What is the most critical substance for health, prosperity, and the sustenance of human endeavors?

Water

What are the two main pillars categorizing water issues?

Health and social pillars

What is the estimated death toll, including water-related diseases such as malaria, due to lack of access to clean water?

Nearly 12 million per year

What is the primary predictor of the major ecozones distributed throughout the ecosphere?

Climate

What causes the death of 2 million people each year from waterborne, waterwashed, and water-based diseases?

Lack of access to clean water

What do inputs of chemical pollutants from industry contribute to?

Instances of human toxicity

What is the main source of blood and the foundation of planetary circulation?

Water

According to the text, what is the most appreciated blessing and the main source of life?

Water

What do the heavens and the earth have in common, according to the holy Quran and every religion?

Water

What role does water play in modulating climate?

Water, along with its unique thermal properties, plays a significant role in modulating climate

Learn about water resources with Dr. Mahmoud Mehanay's lecture notes from the Faculty of Earth Science at Beni Suef University. The text covers the introduction to water resources and its significance in different religious and cultural contexts.

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