A campaign to demonstrate the benefits of safe drinking water.
Water must never be a reason for rivalry or competition. Water must be a source of cooperation and of shared security and prosperity
If the wars of this century were fought over oil, the wars of the next century will be fought over water
When you see a community that has recently been provided clean water, you see a community changed. You can see the immediate effect of clean water on all aspects of society. This is especially true for women and girls, who are affected the most when it isn't available.
Access to and use of water is a key issue which we address when supporting rural women to realize joint economic initiatives to improve the livelihoods of their families.
OUR ARGUMENTS FOR THE INITIATIVE
A daily struggle for water is one of the terrible burdens of poverty, especially for women and girls who spend endless hours fetching water over long distances. Many people around the globe including women, children, the elderly, indigenous peoples and people with disabilities have lower levels of access to safe drinking water, hygiene or sanitation facilities than other groups.
- What are the most contaminates in water?
According to EPA, generally, there are three major types of contaminants that can pollute the water. Physical contaminants primarily impact the physical appearance or other physical properties of water. Physical contaminants are sediment or organic material suspended in the water. Chemical contaminants are elements or compounds. These contaminants may be naturally occurring or man-made. Chemical contaminants include nitrogen, bleach, salts, pesticides, metals, toxins produced by bacteria, and human or animal drugs. Biological contaminants are organisms in water. They are also referred to as microbes or microbiological contaminants. Biological or microbial contaminants include bacteria, viruses, protozoan, and parasites.
- How to save Water?
A bathroom faucet generally runs at 2 gallons of water per minute. By turning off the tap while brushing your teeth or shaving, a person can save more than 200 gallons of water per month.
Use efficient flushing toilets to avoid excesses waste of clean water.
It takes about 70 gallons of water to fill a bathtub, so showers are generally the more water-efficient way to bath.
Nearly 22% of indoor home water use comes from doing laundry. Save water by making sure to adjust the settings on your machine to the proper load size.
- What are the effect of drinking dirty water?
According to World Health Organization, worldwide, infectious diseases such as waterborne diseases are the number one killer of children under five years old and more people die from unsafe water annually than from all forms of violence, including war.
- Largest use of water in USA?
Toilet is the largest consumer of indoor water. More than 47% of water use in the average American home occurs in the bathroom, the toilet alone can use 27 percent of household water. Almost every activity or daily routine that happens in the home, bathroom uses a large quantity of water. Older toilets use between 3.5 and 7 gallons of water per flush. A leaky toilet can waste about 200 gallons of water every day.