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In auto sales, a slang term for false equity. For example, water occurs when a car owner claims $3,000 in equity on a vehicle when she only has $1,500 in equity.
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Fresh water depletion: Of the 320 billion cubic miles of water on Earth, only 3 percent is fresh water and only 0.036 percent is in lakes and streams.
The decline in growth of productivity is attributed, among other things, deterioration in soil quality and water shortages, including ground water depletion. Therefore, land and water management should be given the first priority.
As the ground water depletion continuous, more and more areas of the city get depth values over 38m.
Predicting the soybean rooting depth is necessary to project the maximum depths of water depletion in the soil profile.
Water depletion poses even greater threats to the ecosystem, of which air, water and soil are essential elements and an imbalance of any of these can damage human survival.
"Another benefit of recycling is a reduction of stress on agriculture water and a reduced risk of regional water depletion. Optimising management of water during drilling and hydraulic fracturing could mitigate other environmental impacts, including ecological degradation due to excessive truck traffic and the associated dust and land disturbance," he adds.
Neutron probe was used to monitor the soil water depletion rates in the root zone and to schedule irrigations according to the specified MAD levels.
The conference will highlight the latest techniques used in limiting water depletion as it provides a platform for exchanging ideas and views on the technology used in the sector of water, as well as finding the solutions and putting forward proposals for international problems and issues facing the sector of water, in addition to a number of topics related to water, which aim at raising awareness towards the issues of this vital and important resource.
He pointed out that the design, construction and operations of buildings contribute to air pollution, land use and contamination, fossil fuel depletion, water depletion, water pollution, materials depletion, impacts on human health and climate change.
I felt that the piece on water depletion was especially powerful.
Actual soil water depletion is measured by moisture sensors down to 2 m (6 ft).
The panel's verdict hinged on its distinction between "water loss in tissues" and "reduced water content in tissues." EFSA scientists decided that "water loss in tissues" and "reduced water content in tissues" are not risk factors, but measures of water depletion. As such, they are measures of the condition dehydration.