Fresh water is essential for life -- and there's not nearly enough of it for the world right now. Why is that, and what could we do? Christiana Z. Peppard lays out the big questions of our global water problem. And no, shorter showers are not the answer.
Water is a precious, yet finite resource essential for life, with no adequate substitute. Supplying and allocating water of adequate quality and in sufficient quantity is one of the major challenges facing society today. Such challenges are creating a giant market for water solutions.
The water scarcity on the blue planet. Most of us don't even think about water. In order to get it - we just turn on the tap. But for nearly 1 billion people in developing countries, getting access to safe drinking water is not an easy task. This simpleshow explains, why our blue planet lacks water.
Researchers from the University of Twente in the Netherlands mapped the world's water supply. The results weren't reassuring.
Solutions- Bringing clean water to people looks different in each country. Water sources, terrain, and population all play a part in determining what technology is required to serve people well, but there’s a solution to everything.