Water Scarcity

Water scarcity is the lack of freshwater resources to meet the standard water demand. Water scarcity impacts all facets of the water story and cycle, including drinking water quality, wastewater management, and storm water and erosion control.

Feb 3 2020
Harvesting rainwater may not solve all of the world’s water problems, but what it can do when combined with a complete water supply strategy is…
Nov 28 2019
Cape Town, South Africa, dam levels have dropped by 0.6% and are currently at an overall storage capacity of 83.1%, while the city’s water…
Oct 31 2019
To combat the global water crisis, a sponge-like nanomaterial, designed to be used in existing dehumidifiers, is being used to help heating,…
Oct 30 2019
In an effort to alleviate water scarcity, wood-to-energy deployed water (WEDEW) is being used to convert agricultural waste into water and biochar,…
Oct 22 2019
On October 23, 2019, Imagine a Day Without Water, WQP Managing Editor Lauren Del Ciello reflects on the value of water and calls on the water…
Aug 5 2019
U.S. EPA senior administration officials announced Priority Actions Supporting Long-Term Drought Resilience, a document outlining ways federal…
Jul 1 2019
In 1962, Rachel Carson published her seminal environmental work “Silent Spring” with the dedication, “To Albert Schweitzer, who said ‘Man has lost…
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