"Water scarcity, poor water quality and inadequate sanitation negatively impact food security, livelihood choices and educational opportunities for poor families across the world. Drought afflicts some of the world's poorest countries, worsening hunger and malnutrition. By 2050, at least one in four people is likely to live in a country affected by chronic or recurring shortages of fresh water." - UN Sustainable Development

Each day, nearly 1,000 children die due to preventable water and sanitation-related diarrheal diseases.
Over 1.7 billion people are currently living in river basins where water use exceeds recharge.
Water scarcity affects more than 40% of the global population and is projected to rise.
By 2010, in Africa, only 61% of Africans had access to clean water and 31% to adequate sanitation.
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At least 1.8 billion people globally use a source of drinking water that is fecally contaminated.
2.4 billion people lack access to basic sanitation services, such as toilets or latrines.
More than 80% of wastewater resulting from human activities is discharged into rivers or sea without pollution removal.
Approximately 70% of all water abstracted from rivers, lakes and aquifers is used for irrigation.
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