just 2.5% of the world’s water is fresh water and we can only use 0.3% of it
1.2 billion humans lack access to enough water due to drought and actual scarcity
1.6 billion humans lack adequate access to water because of infrastructure problems
global water demand is projected to increase by 55% by 2050
By 2030, water scarcity as a result of climate change will displace betweeen 24 and 700 million people
globally, 80% of wastewater flows back into the ecosystem without being treated or reused
Water runs your business. As a restaurant owner, you require a large
amount of water before, during, and after the service, from cooking and
steaming to washing and sanitizing. But water does not only cost you
money, it is also a precious resource. Show your customers that you take
responsibility by adopting water-saving measures with long-term
benefits for you and the environment.
Responsible water consumption pays off in many ways:
on local and
Responsible water usage is a global challenge: It is one of our most precious and most endangered natural resources. According to UNESCO, about 80% of the world’s population lives in areas with high water security threats. Global demand is predicted to increase significantly over the coming decades and forecasts by UNESCO say that by 2030 the world will face a 40% global water deficit. The effects of climate change will further enlarge the problem, resulting in increasing discrepancies between water supply and demand.