The world isn’t facing a water shortage. Anyone who lives by the ocean knows that.
What we are running short of is fresh water. Only 3 per cent of the water on this planet is considered fresh water, and of that about two thirds is locked up in glaciers.
Most of the rest isn’t close to the people who need it most, with parts of Australia, India and the U.S. southwest being some of the better known water-scarce regions.Read more at the Toronto Star.