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Water Stress Is Real

Water Stress Is Real

Water Stress Is Real

The rate of water use is increasing worldwide, the reason for this is the population is growing and people generally are using more water. Currently, over two billion people live in areas of high water stress and by 2050, seven billion people will face water scarcity or stress conditions. We all need to look at ways we can do our part to reduce our water consumption. Sensible Digs has outlined over 200 quick yet effective tips to help you conserve water in many different ways, indoors and outdoors, with kids and pets, as well as in the workplace.

Is water conservation something you want to incorporate into your everyday life but you aren’t sure how to start? Do you have kids and would like to teach them to conserve water as well?

Since the 1980s, the rate of water use has been increasing worldwide. According to the 2019 United Nations World Water Development Report, world water usage has risen by about 1 percent per year. Experts predict the demand for water will continue to increase at the same rate globally until 2050 (1).

It’s easy to understand these statistics because, for one, the population is growing. But also, people are generally using more water. From homes to food processing industries, the use and waste of water have skyrocketed (2).

The increased usage has resulted in consequences.

Want to make a difference and save more water? Find over 200 effective methods here!