What part of the world does irrigation affect and is it a local, national, or global issue?

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What part of the world does irrigation affect and is it a local, national, or global issue?

Irrigation:

Irrigation is defined as transporting water for the purpose of supplying it to crops or other plants. We often think of farmers as using irrigation, but technically, any time you water your lawn or garden, you are also irrigating.

Answer and Explanation:

Irrigation impacts the entire world. It is a global issue. The United States Geological Survey estimates that about 70 percent of all freshwater used...

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