People and society
Water scarcity affects more than 40% of people around the world.
80% of wastewater from human activities is discharged into waterways without any pollution removal.
Each day, nearly 1000 children die due to preventable water and sanitation-related diseases. Women in sub-Saharan Africa collectively spend about 40 billion hours a year collecting water.
As a result of climate change the alarming number of water scarcity is projected to increase around the globe.