Degrees of Thirst

July 17, 2012 at 10:08 am Leave a comment

We all hear that water is scarce. But how scarce? In developed regions where water is “delivered straight to an indoor faucet”, we don’t think much about where that water comes from or goes to. Yet in developing countries, individuals work hard to get water for everyday basic use and suffer from real scarcity.

The below infographic exposes the gaps between developed and developing regions. Take a look – the numbers speak for themselves; it makes sense to do what we can to save water – from the simple, such as shutting off the faucet while brushing our teeth to the more involved such as encouraging stakeholders to take action.

Degrees of Thirst
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Entry filed under: Uncategorized, Water Scarcity.

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