We know that the world is covered in water. Continents are like large islands in the planet’s much more expansive oceans. 75% of the Earth is covered in water. Yet access to clean, fresh drinking water is a major world concern. An infograph I ran across on world water day helps to show, in a simple format, why this is the case.
First though, via planet green, here are some interesting water use numbers to chew on:
And now, here is a simple breakdown of where all the world’s water is.