Those in the water industry know that it does not take much to switch from flood mode to drought mode. For a state that has been grappling with flooding issues for about a couple of years, this drought comes out of nowhere. Here is an interesting article with lots of charts and statistics. Read on.
Can we all agree on one thing? As a collective populace of the world, can we get to a place where all of the world’s citizens get unfettered access to clean water and clean air? Seeing that those are natural resources, it should not be a difficult task right? Well think again. These demonstrations of unrest and the public outcry in South of Iran over water issues are telling of the fact that water sufficiency is a difficult balance to achieve. Around 40% of the country has been in drought conditions for past few years with December 2017 being the driest months in around 67 years. The continued politicals struggles and investment in wars has not been helpful either. My prayers with the families struggling for clean water.