Water Problems

1) What is the global water crisis?

Global Water Crisis. Water - the essential ingredient for life on this planet – is becoming an increasingly scarce resource. According to the World Bank and World Health Organization, 2 billion people lack access to clean water and 1 billion people do not have enough to even meet their daily needs.

2) How is water used across the world?

Water is used for not getting dehydrated, crops/ farming, feeding animals and electricity.

3) What is a waterborne disease?

Is caused by pathogenic microorganisms that most commonly are transmitted in contaminated fresh water. Infection commonly results during bathing, washing, drinking, in the preparation of food, or the consumption of food thus infected.

4) What are effects of the water shortage?

The effects of water scarcity can be grouped into these 4 broad areas— Health, Hunger, Education and Poverty. Less water also means sewage does not flow, and mosquitoes are other insects breed on still (stagnant) dirty water. The result is the deadly malaria and other infections.

5) What can you do to help?

Don't Waste Water When Showering. Finish Water And Don't Just Put It Into The Sink. Don't Waste Water When Brushing Your Teeth. Don't Waste Water Doing The Dishes.