Help build resources for a clean water supply through helping water projects like the Charitywater project in Rwanda. Clean water is key to building societies and at this point it is not going in the right direction.
The rate of improvement in access to safe drinking water has long been in decline; the percentage of the world population with access to safe drinking water rose by 11.1% between 1970 and 1975 but grew by only 2.4% between 2000 and 2006.
Within the next half-century, access to safe drinking water may fall below the level of 1977, when the international community launched its first attempt to increase access to safe drinking water.1
The lack of access to safe drinking water is likely to impinge upon economic growth by 2050,if not earlier.
The emerging economies are expected to be the first to suffer from a decline in access to safe drinking water.
Because the emerging economies are an important engine for world economic growth, the impact on those economies’ performance is likely to have wider implications for the global economy.
Industry, governments and supranational agencies have an important role to play in conserving and increasing the supply of potential safe drinking water.
Water purification at the point of use is expected to make a major contribution in increasing access to safe drinking water around the world.
Clean water saves lives and builds society.
- SolarWorld Blog | Save a life: Walk for Water (solarworld-usa.com)
- Using Pantene May Give Kids Clean Drinking Water (bellasugar.com)
- Cover Girl Introduces Anniversary Packaging, Donates Water (bellasugar.com)
- This is How It’s Done: Nautica x Charity:water (lookbooks.com)
- The Stream, August 23: The Struggle for Safe Drinking Water (circleofblue.org)
- EPA Awards Over $16.9M To The State Of Louisiana To Assist In Funding Safe Public Drinking Water Systems (wateronline.com)
- Girl’s charity campaign raises $1.26 million, even after her death (dailynightly.nbcnews.com)
- Culligan Provides Tips for Boil Water Advisories (prnewswire.com)