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Water – Our Most Basic Need


A growing population and expanding economies are greatly increasing the demand for fresh water for drinking, household use, and for use in agriculture and industry.  [Read more]




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Water and Climate Change

There have been many studies of melting polar ice, but rising temperatures in the mid-latitudes of the Earth may have immediate effects. [Read more]

Water Requirements

The amount of water a human needs depends upon a person’s size, physical condition and activity level, and on the temperature and humidity in the environment. [Read more]

Riding the Water Cycle

Water shortages, usually mean a scarcity of accessible, clean water. Actually, the total volume of water on Earth does not change. [Read more]

Sources of Clean Water

The vast majority of water on the Earth’s surface, over 96 percent, is saline water in the oceans. [Read more]