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ACCIONA supports World Water Day 2013

THE PLANET'S WATER IN FIGURES 69% is in glaciers and perpetual snows Only 2.5% of the Earth's water is freshwater 30% runs underground is to be found in lakes and rivers and is fit for 0.3% human consumption +1,000M people do not have access to clean water 100km 2050 75% of the world population will live less than 100km away 3,500M from the coast, in large cities people are affected by inadequate sanitation and water treatment infrastructure THREATS TO THE ENVIRONMENT 3,500 30% 25% Only the higher 50% areas of rivers remain of the planet's wetlands animal species are in danger of of river ecosystems risk disappearing of the world's fish pollution-free and amphibians are endangered disappeared last century extinctiont THE LONG-TERM SULUTION: a thing of the past. Because solutions don't always rain down from the sky. ACCIONA Agua has been working for more than 40 years to turn water shortage into WHAT WE DID IN 2012 DESALINATED WATER 121ma DRINKING WATER 51ma TREATED WATER 396.Hma |Hm3 TOTAL 568Hm3 in 2012 227.200 Olympic-sized pools According to Wikipedia, an Olympic pool holds 2,500m3 of water +75 Desalination plants in the world 300 Water treatment plants 2.1 Million m3/day 11.4Million m3/day BENEFITS 70 INHABITANTS LADI 115 1.5 Water treatment plants 7.1 Million m3/day II SERVICES 29 MILLION PEOPLE

ACCIONA supports World Water Day 2013

shared by ACCIONA on Mar 21
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This infographic explains what #ACCIONAAgua does to make water shortage a thing of the past #DMAgua






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