"Water is the gossamer that links the web of food, energy, climate, economic growth and human security challenges the world faces over the next two decades. We simply cannot manage water in the future in the same way we have in the past or the economic web will collapse. This is the stark warning of a forecast released by the World Economic Forum. “The water problem is broad and systemic. Our work to deal with it must be so as well. The problem is that we have no coordinated global management authority for water in the UN system or the world at large. The World Economic Forum’s effort to develop the economic and geopolitical forecast on water is essential. For the first time, all the different perspectives and expertise required to define the full dimension of the problem and propose solutions are brought together”, Ban-Ki Moon, Secretery General, United Nations, New York".
Top solutions to the Global Fresh Water Crisis
The technologies or changes in behavior which show the most promise for addressing water shortages over the next 10 years: