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How many people do not have access to drinking water

887 million people

1

How many people do not have access to sanitation services that are necessary for reasonable health and hygiene

2.6 billion

2

What percent of adult human body is made up of water

65-75%

3

How many children die every year from diseases stemming from lack of water

1.5 million

4

What percentage of aquatic species has become extinct in the 20th century

20%

5

Water covers 70% of the earths surface, but how much of that is drinking water?

Less than 3 %

6

How long can water remain harmful to humans once polluted

2000 years

7

How much water does it take to grow a kilo of rice

1000L

8

Average daily water use in Ethiopia

5L

9

How many hours are spent each year in Africa

40 billion

10

Sanitation facilities would save health care systems in developing countries how much US dollars

4 billion

11

What is the moist significant medical advance since 1840

Sanitation

12

According to the UN poor sanitation hygiene and unsafe water claim ______ lives everyday

4000

13

Clean and safe lateines are critical to advancing a girls education

True

14

It is estimated 10 billion dollars was spent annually it would halve the number of people without basic sanitation

What Europeans spend on ice cream each year

15

5 effects of desert thirst

1) saliva thick
2) lump throat, difficult breathing
3) skin shrinks
4) hallucinogen
5)lips dissapear

16

Water scarcity

Demand higher than availability

17

Physical water scarcity

Not enough for everyone's needs

18

Economic water scarcity

Finances limit access to water

19

Water issues

Every min 1 person in India die from a water related disease
1/6 don't have water
4 people die every minute in the world

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How much does n.a , Europe and developing countries use

105 gal
53 gal
1 gal

21

More water issues

4100 die of diahreea
90% are under 5
2.5 billion don't have a toleit
443 million school days lost

22

How many people die each year from water born disease

2 million

23

How many veins and arteries do we have in our body

60k miles

24

How many people get sick each year from tap water

500k-7 million

25

What are we not removing from water

Bugs/ drugs

26

How many human chemicals are there

116k

27

What percentage is used for farming

5-10x more

28

Common pesticide in u.s

Atrazene

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Where has atrazine been banned

Europe