Russian environmentalists predict a water crisis in the world by 2025

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.

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