You might be looking at the next global crisis right now. Because as easily as most people get a clean drink out of the tap, billions of people can’t take that for granted. This problem is only going to get worse. For decades water access has been a slow-growing crisis as many parts of the world struggle to secure clean, reliable supplies. Today, out of the world’s 500 largest cities, approximately one-in-four can’t always meet their own needs. In 20 years, according to United Nations estimates, global demand will exceed the supply by 40%. Twenty years from then at least a quarter of the world’s population will live with chronic or recurring shortages. Yet where residents of California may live this as a fight over who gets a green lawn, in poor and developing regions this can define an entire way of life. “Water access is about freedom to […]