A global water shortage is expected by 2030, if countries don’t change their policies, the UN said. (Donna Sevilla/Humber News)
By Donna Marie Sevilla
There may be a 40 per cent shortage of water supply in the world by 2030, the United Nations said in a report released Friday. The report comes ahead of Sunday’s World Water Day.
The report specifically warns about dangers to ground water which has been depleting in many countries.
“By 2050, water demand is projected to increase by 55 per cent, mainly due to growing demands from manufacturing, thermal electricity and domestic use,” the report said. Continue reading