Fresh Water is running out! A war for survival?

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"Water is running out" claims the BBC.

Over one billion people lack access to water and another 2.7 billion find it scarce for at least one month of the year. A 2014 survey of the world's 500 largest cities estimates that one in four are in a situation of "water stress"

These cities include
1 Sau Paulo 2 Bangalore 3 Beijing
4 Cairo 5 Jakarta 6 Moscow
7 Istanbul 8 Mexico City 9 London
10 Tokyo 11 Miami

Yes London! "According to the Greater London Authority, the city is pushing close to capacity and is likely to have supply problems by 2025 and "serious shortages" by 2040."

Drought hit countries like Somalia, Yemen some parts of South Africa like cape town are the epitome of this water crisis that will begin very soon.

I don't even know what to say if anyone doesn't believe in climate change and rising sea levels or the diminishing water supply then read this.
Climate change is real! By 2040 I hope we make an invention of everlasting supply of fresh water . Otherwise we will all be fighting for water.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-42982959
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Yon Cocker knees need to come oop north.
We've got tons of the stuff to spare.
In fact we have probably had enough over the last few days to keep London running for 6 months.
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(Original post by The PoliticalGuy)
"Water is running out" claims the BBC.

Over one billion people lack access to water and another 2.7 billion find it scarce for at least one month of the year. A 2014 survey of the world's 500 largest cities estimates that one in four are in a situation of "water stress"

These cities include
1 Sau Paulo 2 Bangalore 3 Beijing
4 Cairo 5 Jakarta 6 Moscow
7 Istanbul 8 Mexico City 9 London
10 Tokyo 11 Miami

Yes London! "According to the Greater London Authority, the city is pushing close to capacity and is likely to have supply problems by 2025 and "serious shortages" by 2040."

Drought hit countries like Somalia, Yemen some parts of South Africa like cape town are the epitome of this water crisis that will begin very soon.

I don't even know what to say if anyone doesn't believe in climate change and rising sea levels or the diminishing water supply then read this.
Climate change is real! By 2040 I hope we make an invention of everlasting supply of fresh water . Otherwise we will all be fighting for water.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-42982959
Not as bad as you think.

1) The north west recieves enough precipitation to supply London.

2) We are capable of building desalinisation plants powerful enough to supply 6 million people.

Bad for poor states, not so much the UK.
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going to sound a bit dense but bar cities in arid areas tapping into ground water reserves, how can fresh water "run out"? Say for London, surely we're a wet enough nation for the water to simply rain back down? Then global warming frees up water with rising sea levels. Desalination plants are the answer but is the argument that we'll then be draining the sea...surely not?
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(Original post by The PoliticalGuy)
"Water is running out" claims the BBC.

Over one billion people lack access to water and another 2.7 billion find it scarce for at least one month of the year. A 2014 survey of the world's 500 largest cities estimates that one in four are in a situation of "water stress"

These cities include
1 Sau Paulo 2 Bangalore 3 Beijing
4 Cairo 5 Jakarta 6 Moscow
7 Istanbul 8 Mexico City 9 London
10 Tokyo 11 Miami

Yes London! "According to the Greater London Authority, the city is pushing close to capacity and is likely to have supply problems by 2025 and "serious shortages" by 2040."

Drought hit countries like Somalia, Yemen some parts of South Africa like cape town are the epitome of this water crisis that will begin very soon.

I don't even know what to say if anyone doesn't believe in climate change and rising sea levels or the diminishing water supply then read this.
Climate change is real! By 2040 I hope we make an invention of everlasting supply of fresh water . Otherwise we will all be fighting for water.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-42982959
The uk water supply runs off what the victorians did as with pretty much everything else.

If we over hauled the system it wouldn’t be a problem
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