The Global Water Crisis - Issues from around the world


BBC News - The water debate - http://news.bbc.co.uk


Google News - The latest water news - news.google.com


WorldPress.org - A global crisis - www.worldpress.org


Water is a human right - commentary - www.mg.co.za


Courier Gazette - Trouble In Texas - http://www.courier-gazette.com


Reuters - Clashes over water - http://today.reuters.com


Hindustan Times - Water harvesting mandate in Rajasthan - www.hindustantimes.com


Pensacola News - Florida interstate water wars looming - www.pensacolanewsjournal.com


NZ Herald - China's longest river "cancerous" with pollution  - http://www.nzherald.co.nz


Snopes.com - Water issues with the Pascua-Lama mining operation in Chile  http://www.snopes.com


BBC News - Water in Iraq - http://news.bbc.co.uk


 

WaterCharity.org site offers plenty of useful tips - http://www.watercharity.org


Iran-e-sabz.org - Report about Iranian water supplies - http://www.iran-e-sabz.org


SABC News - The squeeze is on in South Africa - http://www.sabcnews.com


Lexington Herald Reader - Water ownership battles in the USA - http://www.kentucky.com


BBC News - Water shortage in Sydney - http://news.bbc.co.uk


Energy Bulletin - Water in Africa - http://www.energybulletin.net


BBC News - Court battle looming in Tanzania - http://news.bbc.co.uk


Indianz.com - Report on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe water crisis - http://www.indianz.com


L.A. Times - TCE in US water - http://www.latimes.com


VOA - Finding solutions in India - http://www.voanews.com


BBC News - Recycling water ideas for England - http://news.bbc.co.uk


World Wildlife Foundation - Himalayan glaciers shrinking - http://www.panda.org


China Daily - Water Forecast for China - http://www.chinadaily.com


American Water - home page - http://www.amwater.com


BBC News - the water crisis - http://news.bbc.co.uk


 

 

 



CSIS / Global Strategy Institute - global water futures - http://www.csis.org


Desert Research Institute - Nevada research campus - http://www.dri.edu


Environmental News Network -www.enn.com


Friends of the Earth Middle East - grassroots environmental organization - http://www.foeme.org


Public Citizen - nonprofit consumer advocacy organization - http://www.citizen.org


RWE Thames Water - http://www.rwethameswater.com


Sandia National Laboratories -  http://www.sandia.gov


The Pacific Institute - nonpartisan think-tank's home page - http://www.pacinst.org


United Nations Environment / Water Programme - http://www.unep.org


Voice Of America / Water For Life Special Report - http://www.voanews.com


WaterAid America - home page - www.wateraid.org


WaterConserve Water News - www.waterconserve.info


World Water - information web site about water - http://www.worldwater.org

 

 

 




Senator Paul Simon Water For The Poor Act Of 2005 (pdf file) - http://wwwc.house.gov


NRRI - The 2nd National Drinking Water Symposium (pdf file) - http://www.nawc.org


Running Dry - press kit (pdf file) - http://www.runningdry.org


C-SPAN - Interview with Jim Thebaut (DVD / VHS) - http://www.c-spanstore.org








Rainwater harvesting in Africa - http://www.alertnet.org


Water conservation eco-resource - http://www.biosanitiser.com




The materials on this page are designed for educators who want to continue the “Running Dry” discussion in the classroom.  There are currently two topics covered in the teacher curriculum, but two additional topics will be forthcoming shortly.

Click on the links below to access the appropriate PDF files.

Colorado River Basin
Explore and debate the environmental and political issues of the Colorado River Basin.

Key California Content Standards Linkages (Grades 5-12)

Activity 1 – Water, Water Everywhere, Or Is It?
Activity 2 – The Basin
Activity 3 – Salinity
Activity 4 – The Law of the River Game
Activity 5 – The Delta


Water Related Health Issues
Analyze your water usage, the global impacts of water issues and other water quality related topics.

Key Linkages to California’s Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI)

Pre-Screening Activity 1 – Personal Water Usage Realization
Pre-Screening Activity 2 – Global Water Usage Realization

Post Screening Activity 1 – Quantity vs. Quality
Post Screening Activity 2 – Quantity of Water
Post Screening Activity 3 – Water Quality
Post Screening Activity 4 – Hope for the Future
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