Global Water Challenges

Introduction

Projections of global water demand suggest that if we continue to use water at current rate we will likely exceed water supplies in many parts of the world over the next 25 years. Projections show that if we do not become more efficicient in the way we use water we will have widespread water deficits in many parts of the world. 

The water gap between demand and supply is of particularly of concern in the world's two most populated countries - China and India. In a "business as usual" scenario both countries will have a significant water gap, unless major changes are made in the way water is used.