Water, the challenges
which cannot leave us indifferent
First observation: the fresh water available on Earth represents only 2.5% of all water, of which only 0.7% is accessible. Fresh water is therefore a scarce and vital resource.
Second observation: water resources will decrease steadily due to population growth, pollution, and climate change. According to the UN, by 2040-2050, 40% of the world’s population will experience episodes of water scarcity.
which affects all populations
This problem will affect all populations of the world, rich or poor, and all countries, developed or developing. Thus, water management is an essential issue and must change profoundly.
It is clear that not all countries necessarily have the means to support these developments.
Humanity is appropriating an increasingly significant part of freshwater, withdrawing it from the terrestrial ecosystems on which we depend, making it inaccessible or contaminating it.
Water management must evolve
In a globalized and interconnected world, water management must evolve. The company Aquapure, thanks to a gray water treatment and desalination system, partly provides a solution to these questions. Expanding water supply and availability requires investments in seawater desalination, water storage, reuse and recycling. Demographic growth, the economic boom in particular in emerging countries, urban concentration and climate change will make the availability of drinking water a crucial issue.
Already 2.4 billion people do not have access to drinking water.