Understanding water scarcity - Physical water scarcity occurs when there is not enough water to meet all demands. Economic water scarcity is caused by a lack of investment in water or a lack of human capacity to satisfy the demand for water, even in places where water is abundant.
Are We on the Path to Peak Water? Many scientists and experts fear that humanity is reaching the point of peak water — the point at which freshwater is being consumed faster than it is being replenished or available. In the infographic above we take a look at the amount of water use around the world. Can we cut back before we reach the point of no return?
Are We on the Path to Peak Water? | Climate Central
Since 2010, Drink Local. Drink Tap., Inc. ™ has led educational, youth focused events on the United Nation’s International World Water Day (WWD) to celebrate local student action that has positively impacted local water resources and student action that has helped people globally gain access to safe drinking water. In 2014, the focus of WWD is ‘Water and Energy’; themes exist annually through the year 2015 in order to bring attention to the importance of our freshwater resources.