India’s Water Scarcity Issue Rises to New Levels

Article courtesy of Rakesh Rao | April 30th, 2016 | Business Standard | Shared as educational material. Depleting levels of groundwater and the presence of high levels of pollution in existing water sources have been a problem for India for quite some time now. Unfortunately, the occurrence of two consecutive droughts has made the Indian […]

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On World Water Day: The Value of Clean Water

Never has that focus been more critical. Living in a city that has direct access to 20 percent of our world’s surface freshwater in the Great Lakes, Milwaukee is uniquely positioned to appreciate and celebrate the benefits of abundant, clean water to our economy and our quality of life.

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Peace Corps Honors Volunteers Who Improve Water Access on World Water Day

In recognition of World Water Day yesterday, Peace Corps honors volunteers who work alongside their communities to address water shortages and find creative solutions to collect this precious resource.

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Africa: Low-Cost, Scalable Green Water Solutions a Boon to Sustainable Development in Africa

The 22nd of March every year marks international Water Day. As the world celebrates its most important life-giving natural resource, it is important to take stock of Africa’s water challenges and opportunities. Water is the pre-condition for life and the sustainable management of water is fundamental to achieving Africa’s development goals.

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Making a Dent in the Global Water Crisis: Why It’s Time to Double Down

In recognition of World Water Day 2015, we re-commit, refresh and strengthen our efforts to solve the global water crisis.

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Water for Life Decade-Water scarcity

Water scarcity already affects every continent. Around 1.2 billion people, or almost one-fifth of the world’s population, live in areas of physical scarcity, and 500 million people are approaching this situation.

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Urgent Need to Manage Water More Sustainably: UN Report

By 2030, the world will be staring at a 40% shortfall in water supply unless there is a dramatic improvement in water management, according to a report released by the United Nations on Friday ahead of World Water Day on 22 March.

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World Water Day 2015: UN Calls for Global Unity in Pursuit of Better Water Access for All

As the perils of climate change increasingly threaten the planet, the international community must unite in “a spirit of urgent cooperation” to address the many water-related challenges facing humanity.

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Water for Sustainable Development

In the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in 2012 (Rio+20), water has been recognised as the key to achieving sustainable development as it is closely linked to all other important issues.

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World Water Day: 750 mln Still Without Drinking Water

Access to drinking water has been one of the biggest successes of the Millennium Development Goals, UNICEF said ahead of World Water Day

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Namibia: Water Sustainability Important to Namibia

The theme “Water and Sustainable Development” is of particular importance to Namibia as the country strives towards Vision 2030.

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The State We’re In: Protect New Jersey’s water on ‘World Water Day’

March 22 is World Water Day, a global reminder about water’s fundamental support of life.

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