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Water, Water, Everywhere

Water Everywhere

"Water resource management is not just a local problem or a foreign problem. As anyone in the Water: Systems, Science and Society (WSSS) program will tell you, it's an everywhere problem."

"'You don't have to go far to find the issues,' says John Durant, a professor of civil and environmental engineering. 'But if you want to go far, you'll find them there, too.'..."

 

Making a Splash

Making a Splash

"When he talks about water, Paul Kirshen doesn't just have passion. He has facts. 'By 2025, over two-thirds of the world's population will live in areas where there's water stress because of increases in population and climate change,' says the Tufts civil and environmental engineering professor. 'Forty percent of the world's crops are produced with irrigation. Two-thirds of the world's withdrawals of water are used for irrigation.'..."





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From Tufts News Profile, February 27, 2006

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