Over 40% of the world’s population is affected by water scarcity conditions today.
Water scarcity is a massive issue in developing countries.
Many Americans still face water insecurity due to groundwater exhaustion, infrastructure challenges, climate change conditions and contamination.
There are 2.2 million people in the United States without running water and basic indoor plumbing.
Severe environmental conditions impact the quality, quantity, availability and access to clean drinking water.
Bringing awareness to the issues associated with the lack of clean drinking water is required to ignite stakeholder action.
Water scarcity is a global issue but challenges are uniquely regional.
Every region and community will face different access, quality and reliability issues.
Some communities are adopting off-grid solutions to manage and provide access to water.
DigDeep and the US Water Alliance have recommended acknowledging water access in the United States as a crisis to address water access and inequities facing vulnerable people.
US corporations and governments must support community-based organizations addressing water access issues in the United States.
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