Water Security The Last Drop in Africa
The Last Drop In Security
When we are thirsty
we go and turn on a tap usually to get ‘a glass of water’.
Back in the 1970’s outside of Europe it was glass bottles of Italian or French water that were available, usually only from an upmarket restaurant. Names like Perrier or Pellegrino come to mind and then through the 1980s other names appeared as Coca Cola, Pepsi and other companies released products into the marketplace.
Hikers, joggers, cyclists and children along with others
were seen through the 1990s with a plastic container close at hand.
Primary aquifers were drilled into and utilised for agriculture.
As these primary sources began to deplete, countries such as China and America drilled down into the secondary aquifers.
By the end of the 20th Century we began to hear more about climate change and water.
With the current conflict in South Sudan,
it would be worth the…
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