How do we prevent today’s water crisis becoming tomorrow’s catastrophe?

How do we prevent today's water crisis becoming tomorrow's catastrophe?

“Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.” In these lines, Samuel Taylor Coleridge made a prescient point: while seawater is plentiful, people can survive only with fresh water. This surprisingly scarce resource is the lynchpin sustaining human lives and healthy ecosystems across our rich biosphere: the most vital resource for life on Earth as we know it. Yet despite its vital importance to humanity, the global water crisis has