water crisis in Bangladesh

By : McKenzie P. , Mackenzie B. and Maria Z.

What is the problem?

In Bangladesh there is a shortage of water. With 158,512,570 people, Bangladesh doesn't have enough water for everyone. It also doesn't help that in the summer there are many moon-suns and in the winter there are droughts. 90% of Bangladesh uses ground water, but some of the water is contaminated with arsenic. Also 80% of the ground water is used for crops. With the water being used for crops arsenic may contaminate the crops causing less food.

Solutions for this problem.

In Bangladesh there has been some serious water problems. There are many possible solutions for Bangladesh. They can capture more rainwater. They could also have access to more water by getting underground water and treating it with special filtration.