Current statistics according to the United Nations Human Rights:
- 2-3 billion people do not have access to safe drinking water
- 884 million lack access to improved water sources
- 2.6 billion do not have access to improved sanitation
- 2.8 billion live in areas of high water stress (United Nations Human Rights)
According to the World Bank:
By 2035, energy consumption will have risen by 35%, thereby increasing water consumption by 85% (www.worldbank.org).