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• What is Water Scarcity
• Causes of Water Scarcity
• Effect of Water scarcity
WHAT IS WATER SCARCITY?
• Simply put, water scarcity is either the lack
of enough water (quantity) or lack of
access to safe water (quality).
• It currently affects around 2.8 billion
people around the world, on all continents,
at least one month out of every year and
more than 1.2 billion people lack the
access to clean drinking water.
World Water Scarcity
• The world’s water resources are rapidly
running dry creating a global crisis for
every living being on the planet.
• 1 billion - nearly 1/6th of the world’s
population - are already facing water
shortages on a daily basis.
• The United Nations' FAO states that by
2025, 1.9 billion people will be living in
countries or regions with absolute water
scarcity, and two-thirds of the world
population could be under stress
• 780 million people lack access to clean
• Inadequate access to safe drinking
water for about 884 million people.
• In the 20th Century,Population grew 3 fold
but Water demand grew to 6 folds!
India’s demand for
water is growing at
An alarming rate.
Water Scarcity in India
crisis is mainly
I. Demand and Usage
30% of the rural population lack access to drinking water.
90% of total water resources used.
Water is both an important input.
Only 48% of rainfall ends up in India’s rivers.
Only 18% can be used.
82% goes to irrigation and agricultural purposes.
Only 18% is divided between domestic and
III. Climate Change
Climate change is exacerbating
the depleting supply of water.
India needs to keep boosting
agricultural production in order to
feed its growing population.
The polluted water then seeps
into the groundwater and
when used for irrigation.
• 1 out of every 4 deaths under the age of 5 worldwide
is due to a water-related disease.
• 80% of the Illness cause by unsafe water and
Sanitation condition in world.
.• Every day in rural communities and poor urban
centers throughout sub-Saharan Africa, hundreds of
millions of people suffer from a lack of access to
clean, safe water.
• Women and girls especially bear the burden of
walking miles at a time to gather water from streams
and ponds - full of water-borne disease that is making
them and their families sick.
Freshwater fish are going extinct at five times the rate
of marine fish species
In the last 100 years 50% of the world’s wetlands have
been lost to development
India is facing a
water crisis that
not only for its
1.1 billion people,
but for the entire
Water Conservation Tips for
• Let your parents know about leaks in your house
– Leaks are easily fixable and
– save you water and money
• Tell your parents about high-efficiency washers,
faucets, and toilets
• Run your dishwasher or washing machine only with full
• Turn off the faucet when brushing or shaving
• Take shorter showers