Styling – Inspiration – Art

World Water Day

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Welcome back to Make-u-believe! We had the pleasure of creating a piece for UNwater for World Water Day which is coming up on the 22nd March, so continuing on with lastS blogs theme, here is some water related facts and behind the scenes images that inspired the piece…

Food
Agriculture = biggest water user, irrigation accounts for 70% of global water withdrawals.

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Health
748 million people in the world do not have access to clean water. This is roughly one in ten of the world’s population.

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Energy
The world will need almost 60% more energy in 2030 than in 2020.

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Nature
Groundwater provides drinking water to at least 50% of the global population. Groundwater supplies are diminishing.

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Urbanization
More than 50% of people on the planet now live in cities, with 30% of all city dwellers residing in slums.

Every day, 2 million tons of human waste is disposed of in water courses.

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Industry
Over 80% of wastewater is not collected or treated worldwide.
In developing countries, 70 % of industrial waste is dumped untreated into water supplies.

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And it takes 2,600 gallons of water to make a single pair of jeans…

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This entry was published on March 18, 2015 at 9:09 pm. It’s filed under Body art, Inspiration and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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