WATER SCARCITY- SECOND MILLENIUM GLOBAL CHALLENGE

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Water, as every average kid globally knows a basic necessity of life, is one of humans most needed resources. The earth as a planet is 70% water. 97% of the water on the earth is salt water. Salt water is not edible, and humans cannot drink this water. 2% of the water on earth is glacier ice at the North and South Poles. This ice is fresh water and could be melted; however, it is too far away from most human residence to be usable. 1% of all the water on earth is fresh water that we can actually use, of that, about 0.505 is in rivers- mostly dammed and treated for drinking water. (American Water Works Association). This statistics demonstrate to us the challenge we face in securing water access for our consumption.

Water as a spatial resource is very abundant but its availability for human consumption and access…

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