13 Ways To Provide Water and Sanitation for 9 Billion People

13 Ways To Provide Water and Sanitation for 9 Billion People

Children drink water and wash from a hand pump in Qalyoubia village north of Cairo. Photograph: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

This Q & A panel with water resource experts from various parts of the world answers some fundamental questions about how we can improve water quality and availability in a world where the population is growing at a rapid rate. The experts analyze questions concerning education, regulating water resource allocation, sustainable irrigation, and other topics relating to bringing life’s most basic necessity to 9 billion people.

Highlights include:

  • Accounting for our "water balance"
  • The Global Water Economy
  • Efficient Irrigation Strategy
  • Much more..

Read the full story at http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2015/jul/14/water-sanitation-scarcity-population-growth-summary