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The Water Crisis is A Health
 Crisis

The Water Crisis is A Health
 Crisis

Today, 844 million people – 1 in 9 – lack access to safe water and 2.3 billion people – 1 in 3 – lack access to a toilet.

Water Crisis: The Problem and Our Solution

Water Crisis: The Problem and Our Solution

Despite limited availability of freshwater for human use (availability estimated at a worldwide total of 4,200 cubic kilometres), withdrawals continue to increase globally. By 2030, without a substantial improvement in water management, this figure could be close to 7,000 cubic kilometres.

Global Fresh Water Pollution

Global Fresh Water Pollution

Most fresh water pollution is caused by the addition of organic material which is mainly sewage, but can also be be food waste or farm effluent. Other forms of fresh water pollution include micro-plastics, chemicals, and nasty toxins from household cleaning products. 

Water Scarcity and Wastewater Problem

Water Scarcity and Wastewater Problem

As populations increase, competition between uses of water and regulation of wastewater will develop into significant policy concerns. Already, India and China have been faced on numerous occasions with the decisions between providing for water-heavy crops or population settlements.

Global Water Withdrawals

Global Water Withdrawals

Ten countries withdraw more than 100 percent of renewable freshwater resources, of which 7 in the Arabian Peninsula, 1 in Northern Africa and 2 in Central Asia.

Water Pollution and Its Sources

Water Pollution and Its Sources

Water pollution has many sources. The most polluting of them are the city sewage and industrial waste discharged into the rivers.

All You Need to Know About Water

All You Need to Know About Water

Reliable sources of clean water and sanitation facilities are necessary for sustainable development, but more than 2 billion people worldwide lack access to safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene.

Climate Change Will Lead to Evolved Global Water Reuse

Climate Change Will Lead to Evolved Global Water Reuse

By 2025, half of the world’s population will be living in water-stressed areas. Re-use of wastewater, to recover water, nutrients, or energy, is becoming an important strategy.

Where is All the Water?

Where is All the Water?

The water crisis is a health crisis. Nearly 1 million people die each year from water, sanitation and hygiene-related diseases which could be reduced with access to safe water or sanitation.

Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

Globally, more than 125 million children under five years of age live in households without access to an improved drinking-water source, and more than 280 million children under five live in households without access to improved sanitation facilities.