El Nino Case Study

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Nowadays, people are experiencing water shortage and water interruption because of El Nino that commonly occurs during -Ber months and summer, which is almost half of the year. Water shortage occurs when there is a limited amount of water source from our main water suppliers, like Maynilad. And if we experience water interruption, many people will suffer because there would be an insufficient water supply for people to wash their clothes, dishes, and even take a bath. In a report on GMA 7’s 24 ORAs, Maynilad explained that because Angat Dam recently released water for irrigation for 3 days, despite the dam’s water level, almost 2 million of their customers would experience water shortages in 2015. Another 6 million customers would also suffer from weaker water pressure.…show more content…
So, whether or not an El Nino occurs, there would be problems with next year’s (2015) water supply. MANILA- The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) warned that it sees only “below normal” rainfall in Bulacan, where the Angat Dam lies, following what it foresees as an intensification of the El Nino in the country starting in October this year (2015). According to data compiled by PAGASA, 7 up to 11 tropical storms will enter the Philippines starting in August, this year, until January 2016, but the country will experience most of the rain before October this year. This gave the researchers the idea to conduct a study on recycling water. A pipe that could recycle water by means of Filtration, for water to be used again for other purposes. This could help people to save a large amount of water and as well as

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