The demand for fresh water increases as our population grows, yet many around the world still lack access to clean water and modern sanitation. This reading explores water supply and contamination issues here and around the world.
Charitable programs building water wells in Sub-Saharan Africa have learned that providing sustainable water sources involves more than just drilling wells.
A profile of Asia’s Aral Sea, the reasons it is disappearing and how that is affecting the surrounding populations.
Small groups of students take on the role of a stakeholder vying for water from the Colorado River and debate their position in a mock arbitration.
Students observe a brief demonstration on the distribution of the world’s water and then calculate how much water they use on a daily basis, both directly and indirectly.