Water: uses of water include agricultural, industrial, household, recreational and environmental activities. Virtually all of these human uses require fresh water.
97% of the water on the Earth is salt water. However, only three percent is fresh water; slightly over two thirds of this is frozen in glaciers and polar ice caps.
The remaining unfrozen freshwater is found mainly as groundwater, with only a small fraction present above ground or in the air.
In just one day, 200 million work hours are consumed by women collecting water for their families. This lost productivity is greater than the combined number of hours worked in a week by employees at Walmart, United Parcel Service, McDonald’s, IBM, Target, and Kroger.
Every 20 seconds, a child dies from a water-related illness!
Can we make the equation. We have No time to lose!