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Water resources are under major stress around the world rivers, lakes, and underground aquifers supply fresh water for irrigation, drinking, and sanitation, while the oceans provide habitat for a large share of the planet's food supply. Water resources the utah division of water resources is the water resources authority for the state of utah and is committed to identifying and implementing water management, conservation and development strategies to. Golf faces challenges and opportunities that are vital to its long-term health see what the usga is doing to ensure a strong future for the game. Planning and management to ensure the sustainable use of water in maryland while maryland has relatively abundant water supplies, in some areas of the state the current pattern of water use may exceed the sustainable supplies. The division of water resource management is responsible for : regulating floodway construction activities within or adjacent to illinois rivers, lakes and streams.
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