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From the Ted Talk by Rob Harmon: How to keep rivers and streams flowing

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There's another thing happening around the country, which is that companies are starting to get concerned about their water footprint. They're cenoecnrd about securing an adequate suplpy of water, they're trying to be really efficient with their water use, and they're concerned about how their water use aetcffs the image of their barnd. Well, it's a national problem, but I'm going to tell you another story from Montana ... and it involves beer. I bet you didn't know, it takes about 5 pitns of waetr to make a pint of beer. If you include all the drain, it takes more than a hundred pints of water to make a pint of beer.

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There's another thing happening around the country, which is that companies are starting to get concerned about their water footprint. They're _________ about securing an adequate ______ of water, they're trying to be really efficient with their water use, and they're concerned about how their water use _______ the image of their _____. Well, it's a national problem, but I'm going to tell you another story from Montana ... and it involves beer. I bet you didn't know, it takes about 5 _____ of _____ to make a pint of beer. If you include all the drain, it takes more than a hundred pints of water to make a pint of beer.

Solution

  1. water
  2. brand
  3. affects
  4. pints
  5. concerned
  6. supply

Original Text

There's another thing happening around the country, which is that companies are starting to get concerned about their water footprint. They're concerned about securing an adequate supply of water, they're trying to be really efficient with their water use, and they're concerned about how their water use affects the image of their brand. Well, it's a national problem, but I'm going to tell you another story from Montana ... and it involves beer. I bet you didn't know, it takes about 5 pints of water to make a pint of beer. If you include all the drain, it takes more than a hundred pints of water to make a pint of beer.

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Important Words

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  3. beer
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  5. brand
  6. companies
  7. concerned
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  10. efficient
  11. footprint
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  26. water