Russian experts predict that in 13 years would be faced with a "water crisis", reports "Interfax".
"According to the forecast of Russian scientists for years 2025-2030 the volume of fresh water, which consumes humanity equal to its resources. So humanity will face a serious water crisis", — said the founder of the association "Ekoklaster" Alexander Konovalov.
"Right now, our planet with a population of 7 billion people experiencing water shortages. This population growth continues, water use will increase," — he added.
The expert also cited data from the United Nations, according to which about 700 million people in 43 countries are always in a "water stress" and the deficit. About one-sixth of the world population does not have access to clean drinking water.