Presentation on theme: "Water Problems By: G3Y. Life Depends On Water Do you know? Do you know that our world, is made up of 97% salt water (sea water), 2% frozen water (ice,"— Presentation transcript:
Do you know? Do you know that our world, is made up of 97% salt water (sea water), 2% frozen water (ice, polar ice caps etc.) and only 1% was fresh water. We all have to share that 1% of fresh water with the whole world, 7 billion people!
Causation We build factories, polluting the pond, lake, river, sea etc. In our modern world, there are more than 1000 factories in each country! (Not including Africa, India etc.)
Causation We over-irrigate the land. When we plant crops, we use chemicals. These chemicals go underground, making the aquifers (groundwater) polluted.
DID YOU KNOW… 1.A baby dies every 19 seconds from not having enough clean drinking water? 2.Some people have to walk for miles and miles to get a gallon of dirty water? 3.Some people are forced to drink dirty water which makes them sick and some die? 4.Peter Brabeck (Chairman and former CEO of NESTLE) is trying to privatize all the water in the world? …well now you do
Here are some pictures of polluted water in Mekong River, Thailand The photos were taken when we were sailing on the Mekong River from Thailand side to Laos side. Ms. June
Some more pictures of polluted water in Mekong River, Thailand
Pictures of polluted water in Khlong across Central Bangna, Thailand
More pictures of polluted water in Khlong across Central Bangna, Thailand
Pictures of polluted water in Lakeside Villa - Thailand
What Do They Do? Some people do not have enough money to buy clean water so they need to walk hundreds of miles to find water!