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Step into the fascinating blue world and enjoy the challenge of making water a durable resource for future generations!
Do you know how large a part of our planet is covered by water? That there couldn’t be life on Earth without water? We should really care about safeguarding this fundamental element. And yet, today pollution and water wastage derived from many human activities are still seriously putting at risk the quality and the quantity of mother Earth’s water resources. At the same time, many people around the world lack access to pure, drinkable water. What do you know about these phenomena? How could you make your contribution to prevent water pollution? What can you concretely do to reduce water wastage in your daily life? And, more broadly, how much do you know about the properties of this element so essential to life?
Are you specially worried about water quality deterioration and pollution?
- With the Water & you test [www.veoliawater.com/en/access/you/faq/#page], you’ll be amazed to discover that some instructions-for-use can be helpful for water too, to better care about our health and reduce water wastage. For example, are you sure that ice cubes keep indefinitely in the freezer? That hard water poses a risk for your health? Or do you know how much water wastage is due to leakages? Discover the answers with this short, instructive true & false game. (B)
- Discover how water-wise you are and the huge differences existing between developed and developing countries in terms of water access with this BBC Water quiz [news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/2946916.stm] in 10 multiple-choice questions. One of our favourite! (A)