Prerequisites: 38:170 or 42:160 or 38/31:192 or permission of Instructor.

Water as a world resource: its use and abuse by humans and problems caused by conflicting demands for water use; problems caused by over-abundance of water (floods) and shortages of water (drought); flood prevention and control, and some possible solutions for water shortages; minor compared with major water resource projects illustrated by reference to some major Canadian water resource schemes; Canadian water law.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Successors: 38:492.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 38:292 in the BU Course Transfer Database.