Water is intrinsic to survival, that’s an age-old truth. From ancient times, civilizations have flourished around rivers, be it the Indus Valley, Yellow River, or Mesopotamian Civilizations. And the death of these civilizations also came about when the freshwater source dried up or became inaccessible.
In the modern age, human dependence on freshwater remains though, now, technology and transportation bring it to people. Has ease of freshwater access resulted in wasteful use? Do we fathom the perils of a wasteful freshwater footprint? Review USA’s water footprint as an example, and a warning.
A Comprehensive Overview of Freshwater Usage in the United States:
Infographic by – High Tide Technologies