Trump hotel in Bali could contribute to water crisis

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A project to develop a Trump hotel in Bali could threaten the island's water supply.
On August 14, 2015, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump signed an agreement in collaboration with Indonesian investor Hary Tanoesoedibjo's MNC Group to develop the Trump International Hotel and Tower Bali, the SCMP reports.

The proposed "six-star" resort and 18-hole golf course are set to be built on a cliff-top site previously home to the Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali, according to the SCMP.
Of particular concern is the proposed development's environmental impact on the water supply.

According the NPR, Audubon International estimates the average American golf course requires about 312,000 gallons of water a day.
According to Deutsche Welle, over half of Bali's groundwater is used by the island's tourism industry. The industry's water demands are putting Bali's rice terraces and subak irrigation system at risk.

Deep bore wells drilled by hotels and villa-based resorts have led to saltwater leaking into and contaminating groundwater.
The tourism industry has caused as many as 260 of Bali's 400-plus rivers to dry up, Vice reports.

If the Trump development is completed as planned, it would be the largest resort on the island.
RUNDOWN SHOWS:
1. Location of proposed Trump hotel and golf course
2. Golf courses require around 312,000 gallons of water a day
3. Tourism uses half the island's groundwater and threatens subak irrigation system
4. Borewells and dried up rivers in Bali

VOICEOVER (in English):
"A project to develop a Trump hotel in Bali could threaten the island's water supply."

"The SCMP reports the proposed "six-star" resort and 18-hole golf course are set to be built on a cliff-top site previously home to the Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali."

"Of particular concern is the proposed development's environmental impact on the water supply. According the NPR, Audubon International estimates the average American golf course requires about 312,000 gallons of water a day."
"Deutsche Welle reports over half of Bali's groundwater is used by the island's tourism industry. The industry's water demands are putting Bali's rice terraces and subak irrigation system at risk."

"Deep borewells drilled by hotels and villa-based resorts have led to saltwater leaking into and contaminating groundwater."
"Meanwhile, Vice reports the tourism industry has caused as many as 260 of Bali's 400-plus rivers to dry up."

SOURCES: SCMP, DW, NPR, Vice
https://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/travel/article/2171904/trumps-new-hotel-bali-draws-attention-islands
https://www.dw.com/en/trump-hotel-threatens-to-suck-bali-dry/a-46130974?maca=en-Twitter-sharing
https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=91363837
https://www.vice.com/en_asia/article/qvexem/balis-tourism-is-sucking-the-island-dry