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A Perfect Storm for Water

 
 
 

Redefining our relationship with water.

 
 
 
 

The Documentary

This documentary will challenge some of your commonly held assumptions and change how you think about water…Coming autumn 2019.

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Share your story

Do you have or know of a technology that will challenge our current perception of water? Or, perhaps, you have been on the front line of a latest breakthrough? Share your knowledge to empower the change.

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The Foundation

Brave Blue World Foundation is a not-for-profit initiative focused on providing a platform for scientific educational storytelling and public engagement. The foundation was created with a view to…

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Our Progress

Where have we been and where are we going? Here’s what we have accomplished so far.

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The future of water is now.
You are a part of this story.

Today's water system was built at a time when the Earth was inhabited by less than 2 billion people. Can this system withstand a population of 7 billion people, mostly urban, experiencing energy and resource constraints?

 
 
 
 
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The costs of wastewater management are greatly outweighed by the benefits to human health, economic development and environmental sustainability.
— UN-Water, 2011
 
 

It is 2019 and 844 million people do not have access to safe water.

(WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) Report 2017)

 

Globally, over 80% of wastewater is released to the environment without adequate treatment.

(UNESCO, 2017)

1.8 billion people use a source of contaminated drinking water, putting them at risk of contracting cholera, dysentery, typhoid and polio.

(WHO/UNICEF 2015)

Every 2 minutes a child dies as result of unsafe water and poor sanitation facilities.

(WASHwatch, 2017)

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