1: Suppose some commercial interests want to create a large new development on what are presently wetlands. Discuss business interests, developing new shopping centers, homes, better traffic flow and profit, and environmental interests, concerned with the impact on the environment and the economical costs of developing in the wetland area.
2: Suppose a new community of several thousand people is going to be built in Arizona (with a warm, dry climate). You are called in as a consultant to design a water treatment facility. What type of precaution do you have to consider? Contrast this to consideration for designing a water treatment facility in the Dubai, UAE.