Monday, 21 November 2016

Talk: Colloquium on Water & Technology

The Water Issue - WAKE UP! We need them, use them, release them and even treat them. We have capital resources and technologies to treat and 'revitalize' them. We have laws which regulate wastewater discharges into inland and marine waters. Ironically, the majority of our rivers which flow through any human-oriented activities are contaminated. Some rivers flow into water catchment areas. Reports of halts in potable water distribution to the public, due to pollution at source, are prevailing. Water issues is a sub-factor of the big equation of environmental impact - Extreme Weather vis-s-vis Global Climate Change. Aren't we suppose sense the urgency? Here's what we must begin with, at the least.