Are you aware that only about 2.5 percent of the water on the Earth can be drunk? The balance 97.5 percent is salt water that we cannot use unless it is desalinated. Of the 2.5 percent that we can use, about three-fourths is frozen in the ice caps and glaciers, leaving just one quarter for household use. Fresh water is found in lakes, rivers, streams, underground, and glaciers.
world is heading towards a freshwater crisis due mainly due to its
mismanagement. This crisis is already evident in many parts of the
world, varying in scale and intensity depending on the time of the
year, climate, and location.