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  • Water levels dropping, and impurities still there..

    Absolutely true - some places there is litle or no safe water, other places its a recipe for cholera, typhoid, and worms. Have you seen the safe water projects being done by P&G (pg.Com) and by Grosche ( http://www.grosche.ca ) in India and in Africa too? They are creating safe water and improving health, and in the case of Grosche also creating employment. You may want to check it out. Both have their own Safe water projects that create safe water in poor areas. Biosand filters, a technology that is freely distributoed by CAWST (Center for affordable water sanitation technology out of Calgary Canada) are being installed to give people safe water for 20-30 years at a time. Worth sharing.

    Tks,
    SK

  • Yes there is a water crisis

    Many people are currently thirsty and dying of water while most people in other countries like us drink water and waste a lot but think about all the poor people who are longing for a drop of lovely water especially in hot country like Africa and India.So we should help them.

  • Yes there is a water crisis

    Many people are currently thirsty and dying of water while most people in other countries like us drink water and waste a lot but think about all the poor people who are longing for a drop of lovely water especially in hot country like Africa and India.So we should help them.

  • Water Crisis is Real

    Unfortunately, the Earth in general truly is facing a serious water crisis. Clean water supplies continue to steadily decline without being replenished, and many people drink dirty water in underdeveloped countries. With that in mind, we need to do more to replenish our clean water sources in this day and age.

  • Water water everywhere and not a drop to drink...!!

    "In Meatu district, Shinyanga region, Tanzania, water most often comes from open holes dug in the sand of dry riverbeds, and it is invariably contaminated."
    While the amount of freshwater on the planet has remained fairly constant over time—continually recycled through the atmosphere and back into our cups—the population has exploded. This means that every year competition for a clean, copious supply of water for drinking, cooking, bathing, and sustaining life intensifies.

    Water scarcity is an abstract concept to many and a stark reality for others. It is the result of myriad environmental, political, economic, and social forces.

    Freshwater makes up a very small fraction of all water on the planet. While nearly 70 percent of the world is covered by water, only 2.5 percent of it is fresh. The rest is saline and ocean-based. Even then, just 1 percent of our freshwater is easily accessible, with much of it trapped in glaciers and snowfields. In essence, only 0.007 percent of the planet's water is available to fuel and feed its 6.8 billion people.

    Due to geography, climate, engineering, regulation, and competition for resources, some regions seem relatively flush with freshwater, while others face drought and debilitating pollution. In much of the developing world, clean water is either hard to come by or a commodity that requires laborious work or significant currency to obtain.

  • Yes we are.

    Scientists believe that Mars used to have a lot of water. What happened to that water? We don't know for sure, but we know one thing, the water is gone now. The same thing can happen here on Earth. We need to be very careful with our water and are definitely facing a water crisis.

  • Yes and everyone should know that.

    If you do not realize that then you need to come out of your comfort zone or ignorance cocoon and do a little research and find out that water is another depleting resource. Reckless use of water in the last few decades has caused the emergence of the water depletion problem. The problem not only pertains to water itself but also entails certain other environmental issues that can be tackled by using water as a resource. Countries across the globe are trying their level best to meet a large part of the energy needs by harnessing resource- water. The increase in energy demands from industries and households and the inappropriate use of this energy has spawned discussions in the field of energy conservation. Energy conservation techniques in India are still in a nascent stage and it essentially requires two key components to be successful- First, the water for generating hydro-electricity so that a part of the energy demand is met and second, investments by private sector in the field of developing energy efficiency techniques

  • No, most people have clean water.

    No, we are not facing a serious water crisis, because all Americans and most people throughout the world have access to clean water. It is not that there is not enough clean water in the world, it is only that is not efficiently distributed. Clean water is one of the most important humanitarian projects, and governments should devote great energy to helping other countries develop clean water distribution for their citizens.

  • Two thirds of the earth is water.

    Nearly two thirds of the earth is water. Although the majority of this water is currently not usable because it is salt water, if advanced methods could be devised to separate the salt from it on a large scale basis, it could be usable. Although this would not be a permanent situation because it would eventually put delicate eco systems in danger, it would temporarily solve the solution until another could be devised.

  • Water water everywhere and not a drop to drink...!!

    "In Meatu district, Shinyanga region, Tanzania, water most often comes from open holes dug in the sand of dry riverbeds, and it is invariably contaminated."
    While the amount of freshwater on the planet has remained fairly constant over time—continually recycled through the atmosphere and back into our cups—the population has exploded. This means that every year competition for a clean, copious supply of water for drinking, cooking, bathing, and sustaining life intensifies.

    Water scarcity is an abstract concept to many and a stark reality for others. It is the result of myriad environmental, political, economic, and social forces.

    Freshwater makes up a very small fraction of all water on the planet. While nearly 70 percent of the world is covered by water, only 2.5 percent of it is fresh. The rest is saline and ocean-based. Even then, just 1 percent of our freshwater is easily accessible, with much of it trapped in glaciers and snowfields. In essence, only 0.007 percent of the planet's water is available to fuel and feed its 6.8 billion people.

    Due to geography, climate, engineering, regulation, and competition for resources, some regions seem relatively flush with freshwater, while others face drought and debilitating pollution. In much of the developing world, clean water is either hard to come by or a commodity that requires laborious work or significant currency to obtain.

  • No I don't think so.

    As things are now I do not think a water crisis is on the verge, or even near close to becoming an issue. However, maybe 50 years from now it will become a bigger pressing matter that is why we have to think of our resources now and start preparing.


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idunfinkso says2015-01-27T11:01:03.363
U skids dunt get it get lifs or go home