10 Shocking Facts About the True Scope of Earth's Fresh Water Crisis

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10 Shocking Facts About the True Scope of Earth's Fresh Water Crisis

The California drought and Flint's lead problem are just the first harbringers of bad news about world water supplies.
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Green Builder Media

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 6:30am

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Even though only a handful of US states are experiencing severe to exceptional drought conditions – down from more than 35 states a couple of years back – water concerns just won’t go away.

“All over the globe, there are areas and entire continents experiencing water shortages,” says Klaus Reichardt, CEO and founder of Waterless Co, a company that makes no-water urinals and other restroom products.“And according to a variety of studies and water experts, these conditions are expected to only get worse.”

Indeed, the facts about water are startling:

1. Worldwide demand for water tripled in the 20th century, but is expected to double every 21 years in the 21st century.

2. According to the US Agency for International Development, one-third of all humans will face severe or chronic water shortages by 2025.

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