Facts About the World’s Shrinking Groundwater Resources

Groundwater is an essential source of freshwater, accounting for about 30.1% of the world’s available freshwater. However, groundwater resources are being rapidly used up at an alarming and unsustainable rate in many areas of the world. A recent NASA study concluded that 21 of the largest 37 aquifers in the world have exceeded sustainability tipping …

18 Surprising Projections About the Future of Water

While the future is difficult to predict, available freshwater resources will certainly decrease in the coming years due to the increasing demand of a growing world population. Many areas of the world that are already experiencing a shortage of water resources will see their water issues worsen, causing hardships for millions. Here are 18 projections …

15 Interesting Facts About Water Pollution That You Should Know

While many parts of the world face major challenges due to limited freshwater availability, a significant amount of the limited freshwater resources in the world are contaminated by pollutants from industry, farming, energy generation, and other activities. Here are 15 interesting facts about water pollution. “The Mississippi River carries an estimated 1.5 million metric tons …

8 Organizations Making a Difference in Global Water Issues

While the present and future water scarcity issues are severe, there are several organizations around the world that are making an impact on global water issues. On this World Water Day 2015, we highlight eight organizations making a positive difference. Pacific Institute The Pacific Institute is a leader in producing research and informational resources about …