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  1. 1. Jess Cavin Agronomy 342 Student Presentation
  2. 2.
    • Reasons for water conflict
    • Diarrhea: A common killer
    • Ethical Implications
  3. 3.
    • Clean water is scarce(Donkor, 2006)
    • Water resources are shared between countries(Russell, 1999)
    • Political system and government resources(Donkor, 2006)
  4. 4.
    • Leads to 90% of all deaths in children less than age 5(Semba, 2009)
    • Causes include viruses, parasites, and bacteria present in unsanitary water(Semba, 2009)
    • Treatment:
      • Replacing lost fluids and salts
      • Very difficult in the developing world
    • (Gleick, 2002)
  5. 5.
    • Categorical Imperative:
      • What would happen if everyone used water like we do?(Semba, 2009)
    • Non-Maleficence:
      • Stop polluting our fresh water resources
    • Beneficence:
      • Help provide capital for sustainable clean water projects(Donkor, 2006)
    • (Hinman, 2008)
  6. 6. UN Millennium Goal: To halve, by the year 2015the proportion of people who are unable to reach or to afford safe drinking water.
  7. 7.
    • 1.) Donkor, Stephen. Water in Africa: Management Options to EnhanceSurvival and Growth. Economic Commission for Africa. pp 6.September 2006.
    • 2.) Gleick, Peter. Dirty Water: Estimated Deaths from Water-RelatedDiseases 2000-2020. Pacific Institute Research Report. pp 12. 15August 2002.
    • 3.) Hinman, Lawrence.Ethics: A Pluralistic Approach to Moral Theory . 4 th ed. Thomson Wadsworth. 2008.
    • 4.) Semba, Richard. Purchase of Drinking Water is Associated withIncreased Child Morbidity and Mortality Among Urban Slum- Dwelling Families in Indonesia. International Journal of Hygieneand Environmental Health.Vol 212. pp 387-397. 2009.
    • 5.) Smith, Russell. Africas Potential Water Wars. BBC News. 15 November1999.