Violence over water rights is already breaking out in regions of the world where water is scarce. Along with political tensions, and maybe wars, we’re going to see food production affected, and more hungry and thirsty people. And it’s all because we’re simply using too much water.
Farmers use huge volumes of water for growing crops, especially when the weather is hot and dry.
Factories use large amounts of water for making products. For example, to manufacture just one cotton shirt uses 3,200 litres.
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* Total amounts potentially saved do not include lighting in individual rooms, or use of secondary heating.
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