Some little known facts about the world's water resources.....
Double click on, or hover over each image to learn some interesting facts about the planet's water resources. Water is continually recycled by nature, through clouds and rainfall, but has become "tired" over hundreds of years of this process being repeated.
...can be acidic & corrosive. This causes reduced crop yields and lower quality produce, increasing fertiliser need.
...across the world have no access to running water
...of the earth is covered by water. Over 90% requires desalination before it can be used for drinking or irrigation.
is one of the greatest ecological threats that we face today. 50% of sea pollution is caused by sewage and waste water.
...energises water which enables it to be absorbed by roots more readily, meaning less dependence on fertilisers.
...are duressed by both surface and air pollution. Energised water is more efficient in it's use, reducing costs.
....is more readily absorbed by plant roots, animals and humans
.... is the greatest ecological threat to the planet according to the World Economic Forum
...of the world's water resources are available for drinking and irrigation.