Water and climate issues are expected to cause more than one billion people to migrate by 2050.
Treatment rates are still low in many developing countries.
More than two billion people live without reliable access to clean water.
Just as America’s highways, sewage systems and water pipes need fixing, so does the growing gap between rich and poor. Trump and the Democrats could use that money to address both.
One of the major scenes of a potential water crisis and conflict is the Nile River.
China has successfully implemented afforestation to counter desertification. But, today, it faces another risk: its waters are declining.
Smart meters may help water saving initiatives as the drought persists in South Africa’s Western Cape. It can help those who need achieve saving targets.
At present, the Middle East and North African region contains 7% of the world’s population but only has access to 1.5% of its renewable freshwater supply through rainfall.
There is an increasing demand for water in cities like Cape Town. The current drought exacerbates this. But there are ways to use and save water sustainably.
The water crisis in South Africa could have been avoided through better planning.