Water connects every aspect of life, it fuels our economy, guarantees our national security, and keeps us alive. Access to safe water and sanitation can quickly turn problems into potential – unlocking education, work opportunities, and improved health for women, children and families across South Africa, and the World. Water is an active force. It is powerful and when used wisely, it can change the world. But before we can solve the crisis we need to understand the problem.
- Ground water is getting deeper and deeper, and more contaminated,
- Surface water is becoming more contaminated, and
- the atmosphere contains the cleanest, most easily accessible, and abundant source of water.