March 22, 2013 is the 20th anniversary of World Water Day. Although about 70 percent of the earth’s surface is covered by water, only 0.001 percent is fresh and available for human consumption. The largest portion of this—70 percent—is used for agriculture. Global agricultural water consumption is expected to increase by approximately 19 percent by […]
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The availability of freshwater presents one of the greatest risks to our global economy. The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Risk Report 2012 lists a global water supply crisis as the second most important global risk, following shortly on the heels of a major systemic failure of our financial systems.
World Water Day should be everyday. We tend take water for granted with hardly any thought of how lucky we are to have safe drinking water ‘on tap’. By supporting programmes such as UNICEF’s TAP Project, globally we can make a difference. Contact us for a free quote on a rainwater harvesting system, rainwater tank, […]
Our Thirsty World World Water Day 2010 & Beyond: We Can Solve the Global Water Crisis Why World Water Day? Billions of people worldwide lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation: one out of every six people lack safe drinking water and two out of every five people lack adequate sanitation. World Water Day, […]