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Author`s name Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

World Water Day: The ticking time bomb - Comments

Growing demand means that water withdrawal is set to increase by around fifty-five per cent by 2050, while today, already twenty per cent of aquifers are being over-exploited, some at a critical level. Groundwater supplies, the primary source of drinking water, are decreasing. At this rate, we can speculate when the first water war will break out.

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