11 Jan 2018 Video Water

Waste Water: A Widespread Threat and Missed Resource

An estimated 1.8 million children under the age of five die each year due to water-related diseases. In addition to this ongoing human tragedy, unmanaged wastewater destroys aquatic environments worth trillions of dollars in goods and services. The video shows the impacts of wastewater on human health, water bodies and coastal ecosystems, and highlights how valuable wastewater can be when adequately managed.