As is known, water – the source of life, and it has its own festival. Every year on March 22 the planet celebrates World Water Day and World Water Day , designed to raise awareness of the problems associated with water resources protection. And the problem is.
in 2006 about 1.1 billion people did not have a normal and safe drinking water and flood and drought killed more people than other disasters.
Mindlessly pour drinking water in the kitchen and in the bathroom? These photos will make you think.
Today, almost half of the world’s workers – 1.5 billion people – work in water related sectors and nearly all jobs depend on water and those that ensure its safe delivery. Yet the millions of people who work in water are often not recognized or protected by basic labour rights. The theme in 2016 — water and jobs — is focusing on how enough quantity and quality of water can change workers’ lives and livelihoods – and even transform societies and economies.
International World Water Day 2016:
Turn the vast well of water in the Indian state of Gujarat.
3. According to the World Health Organization, an infection caused by lack of clean water, leading to the death of one person every minute somewhere in the world.
4. Washing the wayside in the Indian city of Chennai.
5. In this area in Kenya for drinking water, go to the swamp.
6. Since some morning begins in Calcutta, India.
7. In this area of Sana’a, Yemen all go on a single column, trying to fill as many containers as possible.
8. The hard way through the sands with water from the river Ganges in Allahabad, India.
9. In Mumbai, drinking water, and can be dialed from a puddle. The main thing is to train knocked.
10. Crossing of the sewage channel in the slums of Mumbai.
11. Dig deeper! Locals dig a well in a suburb of Damascus, Syria.
12. The queue for water in Ahmedabad.
13. Filling the barrels with water from a tanker, Lima, Peru.
14. Myanmar. Rainwater for drinking – a good option.
15. Never give up. Almost empty pit in Bhaktapur, Nepal.
16. And the sun saves. Carrying water near the South Sudan capital.
17. Many scientists believe that the problem is not a lack of water and its irrational use. One of the most urgent issues of our time is the excessive consumption of water in food production.
So, people drink 2-3 liters of water per day, with 2,000-5,000 liters of water is required for the production of food for one person.
The main source of all fresh water – oceans, of which each year evaporates about 500 thousand square kilometers water. 80% of all deposits back into the oceans and fall.
18. Well, very smelly. Collection of water from some hole in the ground near Baghdad.
The largest fresh water reserves are in the polar ice. The ratio of world’s fresh water to the entire volume of water on Earth is only 3%.
19. Immersion hand pump to extract the “drinking water” in the northeastern Indian state of Assam.
20. Thirst. Ethiopia.
21. Vodicka from South Sudan.
Freshwater resources on our planet are distributed very unevenly. Arid and semi-arid regions of the world, constituting 40% of the land, use only 2% of the world’s water reserves.
22. Drought in Yunnan Province, China. Pond with water dried up.
In the 20th century the world’s population has increased by 3 times. During the same period, consumption of fresh water has increased 7 times, including at the municipal drinking needs – 13 times.
23. Wash in the Yamuna river in New Delhi. No, it does not snow, it’s foam from pollution.
24. Doubtful water tank in southwestern China’s Sichuan province.
According to international experts, the problem of water scarcity will become one of the most acute by the middle of the twenty-first century. So, by 2025, 3.2 billion people worldwide will suffer from lack of water.
25. draw water out of the pit, Southern Sudan.
26. They brought water in a refugee camp on the outskirts of the city of Erbil in Iraq.
27. The quest for water on a bombed street in Aleppo, Syria.
28. Texture pump in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
29. The difficult path to water home on the border with Rwanda.
30. It is very difficult. Myanmar.
31. Swim or what? The place is located to the west of Kathmandu, capital of Nepal.
32. In Mumbai.
33. Dirty place north of Manila.
However, we still do not worry. Russia leads the world in terms of reserves of fresh water – we are more than 20% of the world’s resources.
In Russia there are 2.5 million and 2.7 million rivers lakes. In one only Lake Baikal contains 20% of the world’s fresh water reserves. In addition, Russia created 2 290 large and medium reservoirs.
34. Well in Dhaka.