Ten Water and Security Hot Spots

Circle of Blue recently identified ten global hot spots where water resources are at the greatest risk of escalating to an issue of national security. Climate change, drought, low rainfall and pollution have heightened awareness around the world’s increasing need for fresh water resources. As water shortages elevate to crisis-level, countries worldwide are scrambling to identifty and claim fresh water resources.

Read more here: Infographic: Water and Security Hot Spots 2016

Drought-stricken Wonogiri unable to produce electricity, clean water for residents

In Indonesia, the Wonogiri regency is struggling with a water crisis. Low rainfall has caused reservoirs to recede beyond drought levels, halting production at hydro-electric plants. The drought has also prevented residents from receiving clean water. Locals are now relying on tankers to supply clean water to the region.

Read more here: Wonogiri still experiencing water crisis