Are we running out of water?

Everyone needs water to live and it’s in increasing demand for industrial processes, recreation and agriculture. The World’s increasing population and the variation in the distribution of water that is occurring due to climate change are additional factors which must be managed.

This map shows where water stress is expected to occur:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7821082.stm

Some experts expect there to be a “scramble for water” as sources dry up in some areas:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7790711.stm

Many people think that there needs to be a global discussion about how water resources can be allocated more fairly:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7773298.stm

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