“1.6 billion people currently live in countries and regions with absolute water scarcity. That number is expected to rise to 2.8 billion people by 2025.”; “69 percent of the water taken from rivers, lakes, and aquifers is used to grow food, globally. Another 19% goes to industrial production, and 12% is used for city water services. (FAO)”; Women and children spend 125 million hours collecting fresh water every day. Individual women and children spend as many as six hours collecting fresh water daily. (Water.org)”.