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Present Perfect Tense

Date: Sep 05 2011

Themes: News, Weather


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Water covers over 70% of the Earth. So how can it be that so many places on the planet do not have enough water?

Even though there is a lot of water on the planet, only about 1% of that water is drinkable. Water shortage is a major problem in many countries. During the summer, when there is less rain and temperatures are higher, many areas experience drought. In times of drought, it is important to find ways to conserve water.


drought n.


Example Because of the drought, the government is asking people to take shorter showers.

conserve v.


Example I'm trying to conserve my money right now. Christmas is coming up and I want to buy nice gifts for my family.

shortage n.


Example There's always an ice cream shortage at our house, especially during the summer!

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Is there a water shortage where you live? What can people do to conserve water?


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Saudi Arabia

unfortunately,ther is ashortage water her where i live,so ther is a huge campaign to conserve a water,and most people became aware waters value,and put in top of the chart,we all aware that ther is no life without water,

09:40 AM Jan 13 2012 |



luckily the area i live in there is no drought. however drinking water in general is a problem in the city i live but not in the area i live. thank to ebaby for sharing this article. i consciously do very little to conserve water even if my city is facing the problem. now that i am inspired to do so and may be my single move will add atleast something to water conservation as a whole

02:46 PM Sep 10 2011 |




every thing  on our planet depent on   water not only the  human , animals agriculture and so ,, just realize that the next generation may suffer because of us or maybe ever us after  some time ,so please habituate your self  to conserve the water ,,if you’re suffering others do 

03:37 PM Sep 09 2011 |



Saudi Arabia

Drought is a huge massive problem

02:43 PM Sep 09 2011 |



Saudi Arabia

I used to hear in my country that there will be a war over water on coming years .I hope we  have  not such crisis  especially in my country that is associated with  high temperature  Cry . actually,the extravagant   use of water makes me see red. ...Remember we r not only creatures which live on this planet . so plz dont be selfish , and pay more attention to ur using of water …....

08:00 PM Sep 08 2011 |




ooh again the drought belive that 

Dying plants from drought?due to lack of rain I have some outside bushes that look pretty dead,,,still have some green on them will it do any good to water them now,,,would like to save them is this possible…? rating them one looks half dead the other one looks around 60-70% dead

11:50 AM Sep 08 2011 |



Saudi Arabia

Despite of the fact that I know in here in my country that it rains once a year ,consequentially, there are some problems pertaining to that .

Mostly , people don’t care about this because they haven’t experienced a kind of shortage of drinkable water . I also mean since they haven’t suffered from sort of  a shortage of water, but who knows water is believed to be the crisis of the next century as they said . therefore , we are all required to do something like , aware people of that tremendous problem by either making from time to time awareness campaign or starting conserving water for the next generations by not wasting water on worthless things  .

11:40 PM Sep 07 2011 |

kush patel


i can learn my english

08:40 PM Sep 07 2011 |



I am extremely important, so save me! Wink

01:49 PM Sep 06 2011 |



Each of us should raise our awareness of water-saving, and should try to make some changes step by step in our daily lives~~

10:55 AM Sep 06 2011 |




Water  is  one  of  life’s  basic  needs.We’re  gonna  start  moving  before its too  late.

09:03 PM Sep 05 2011 |


United States

People rarely recognize how important it is. Because they never went through the shortage of water in their life. But the time which faces big trouble will come soon. It could be next generation. No one knows the coming future. Have you ever imagined how terrible it is living without water?? No. 

06:50 PM Sep 05 2011 |

sheethal diya


Planting is the one of the best way to get rainfall..GO GREEN

03:24 PM Sep 05 2011 |



i was a student of  Dalian University of Technology , Dalian may be a beautiful city famous for its sea.But here is a city which is experiencing water shortage .Water is important to us , if there is no water,we will soon disappear from this planet,so ,please ,save our water ,save us

03:19 PM Sep 05 2011 |



we should save the water resources cause the earth can’ get rains like old,,,

03:12 PM Sep 05 2011 |



Russian Federation

Fortunatly, there is no water shortage where I live. But I suppouse that people should take care of water resources. For example when I wash up or take a bath I always try to save water. To my mind people should think about the next genarations and save natural resources!!!

02:48 PM Sep 05 2011 |



As we all know,anybody and animals can not live without water,even though there have a lot of water on the earth,but you know,actually mostly water in the sea don’t suit human’s life,in fact,we have not enough water for drinking,so we must prevent water be wasted,this is definitly serious problem in nowadays,of couse ,also for future generations,on the other hand,the river and sea pollution more and more serious day by day,so we should save and protect water whenever also tell everyone who is your friend or relative do the same thing.

01:59 PM Sep 05 2011 |



water is necessary to our lives since it covers 60% of our  body so it’s kinda of scary to think about the fact of water’s shortage, how are we gonna survive without it???OMG

12:11 PM Sep 05 2011 |



i am a farmer…...i know the drought

11:59 AM Sep 05 2011 |

i love life

Palestinian Territory, Occupied

initially we need to a big campagin over the world for definition on the important water i think every thing depend on the water we cant lives without water but so difficulit when we seen how is a big countires over the world seek after to control on every thing for globaliztion and to become leadership on all world for example united state and unaited kingdoom and france specially in africa continent those contires they are of the basic reason in the crisis over the wrold should on this others countries respect hopeful and ambitions and desires poor countries enough love to won property for

water not just gift from god no water to express about our lives we should to conserve it forever i guess the next war will be to get on water not just to get on money or oil or reputation i have to say if any one to use water you must to used according with your need no more we have in islamic religion many instruction to calls conserve on the water every thing living back to water

11:51 AM Sep 05 2011 |

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