Global water issues

Global water issues vary significantly from country to country. The availability of water resources is heavily dependant on climate, geography and population.

This key concept addresses a range of global water issues including:

  • Impacts of climate change on water availability and weather patterns
  • Influence of location (climate, geography and population) on water availability (rainfall, floods and drought)
  • Impacts of water stress (both drought and flood) on health and wellbeing of societies
  • Statistics on significant water bodies, waterways and water use around the globe
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