Two billion people don’t have access to clean water. And yet, we still use so much of it. Learn more.
In preparation for WORLD WATER DAY on March 22, we are raising awareness about the various ways water, particularly the lack of it, impacts our world. Today, let’s look at the world’s water footprint.
As the demand for water increases due to population growth, industrialization, and changing consumption patterns, the world’s water supply is under more stress than ever. If we don’t reverse course, nearly 5.7 billion people could be living in areas threatened by water shortages, including 17% of continental Europe.
But just how much water do we actually use?