800 Million People Will Face Water Crisis by 2025

About 800 million people world-wide will experience absolute water scarcity while two-third of the world’s population would also face severe water crisis by 2025. Besides, 1.1 billion people would be deprived of clean drinking water.

This was made known during a one-day training organised by the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) North Eastern Region (NER) under the aegis of National Ground Water Training and Research Institute (NGWTRI) on “water quality issues and ground water stress areas” at the Directorate of Geology and Mining (DGM), Dimapur, on November 28.