About Water

Fabulous post!

Sustainable Communities South Australia Inc.

IdeasGroupHeaderwritten by Peter Croft

Where do you start when you look into the topic of water? There are so many aspects.

International
At an international level, at least 10% of the world’s population (around 700 million) do not have access to clean water each day.

A growing world population – from 7 billion now to 9 billion by 2050 – and the associated need for more food will stress existing supplies of fresh water.

The actions of upstream nations on draw-downs of river water already affect downstream nations: the Mekong and Niger rivers are examples. Some of these actions might lead to future conflict between nations as a result.

Then there’s climate change and its likely effects on future water supplies, amongst many more water issues.

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