The Water Gap: The State of the World’s Water 2018

Already more than 60% of humanity lives in areas of water stress, where the supply of water cannot or will not continue to meet demand. If water is not managed more prudently – from source, to tap, and back to source – the crises observed today will become the catastrophes of tomorrow.

This year’s The State of the World’s Water reveals that the number of people defined as without clean water close to home has gone up, with new entries in our ranking.