Archive for May 2, 2018
While we might not consider it, clean water is an incredible thing to have. Modern-day technology has allowed for us to properly purify our water to the point where it is safe to drink and safe for technological,.medical, and commercial needs. However, while we can better treat water to turn it into clean water, dirty, unpurified water still manages to run without ceasing.
It is said that unsafe, unpurified water accounts for over 3% of all deaths worldwide each year. Research has also shown that the 44% of stream miles, 64% of lake acres, and 30% of bay square miles assessed by testers were noted to be unclean and not suitable for activities such as swimming and fishing. Furthermore, more than 2 million tons of sewage is dumped into the world’s water systems every day.
Pollution on this scale, of which leads towards ecological degradation and a decline in human health, makes for a sad state of affairs. While we, as a global community, should continue to petition and rally