Save it save the earth
Water is a valuable resource. We all believe that every living thing needs water to survive and it must be used as efficiently as possible. We also believe that without it there is no life on earth. All our believes are true. There are four things that we need to know about water. How people used water, the consequences of lack of water, how people waste water and also how can we save water.
We have many uses for water- domestic purposes, agriculture and industries. Water uses for domestic purposes. Water is used for cooking, drinking, cleaning and for sanitation. Providing sufficient drinking water and sanitation for people in developing countries in the world is one of the greatest challenges at the present time. Water uses for agriculture. Agricultural made use the the most water in the world. This particularly in the case of Africa, Asia and South American. The use of water for irrigation per person varies greatly throughout the world. Water uses for industries About 25% of water is used in the industries. Water has a significant role to play as an input for most manufacturing industries especially food processing, brewing and soft drinks manufacturing, chemicals and textiles.
The are so many consequences of lack of water. You can live several weeks without eating any food, but only few days without drinking water. Every single function in your body relies on the presence of water. The consequences of lack of water can range from uncomfortable to life threatening depending on how long it’s been since you had a drink. The lack of water can lead to dehydration, people may die or have sicknesses, the global conflict would increase, it can cause food shortages, energy shortages and economic slowdown.
Even when we see that we have many uses for water and consequences of lack of water we still choose to waste it. People leave water running while brushing their teeth. People take to long in the shower when they bath. People use the pipes when washing their cars and leaking taps can also cause a waste of water.
because we have many consequences of lack of water how can we save water to prevent those consequences. We can save water by catching rain water and store it in the tanks or any other containers and purify it afterwards. We can also recycle water for example use the water that we bathe with to water in our gardens. There are also six tips on saving water at home turn off tap when brushing your teeth, take a shorter shower, use a backet when washing your cars, fix dripping taps, install water meter and invest in water efficient goods.
There are more than one billion people in the world who have no access to safe drinking water and more than two billion people who don’t have proper sanitation systems. Water purification is one of the solution of water pollution and rain water. Millions of people worldwide could be saved if people use chlorination, filtration and solar disinfection to treat water at their homes 🏡.