Presentation on theme: "WATER. Water Less than 3% of all water on earth is fresh water Only a small portion (0,3%) of this is accessible through rivers or dams Freshwater consumption."— Presentation transcript:
Less than 3% of all water on earth is fresh water Only a small portion (0,3%) of this is accessible through rivers or dams Freshwater consumption has risen at a rate double that of population growth It is an increasingly scarce commodity for industrial, commercial and domestic users alike
Access for all The poorest must be able to have access to water, but enough money must be generated to cover costs of treating and distributing the water You have the right to water that is affordable, economical and sustainable
Access for all Every household should receive 6 kilolitres of free water per month within 200 meters of their home – that is 25 litres per person per month
Why do we need water? cooking swimming washing dishes cleaning gardening bathing toilets brushing teeth drinking shower agriculture electricity industry and more…
Renewable Water Resources per Person in Africa The Bigger Picture
Water Conservation You are not allowed to water your garden between 10 am and 4 pm
Water footprint The total volume of fresh water that is used, either directly (actual) or indirectly (virtual) to produce a product.