Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 06, 2013
People who live where fresh, clean water is reliably and inexpensively obtained merely by turning a knob, are extremely fortunate. According to water and health research Sharon Kleyne, fresh water should never be taken for granted because even the fortunate few may eventually be impacted by water shortages and drought. Places like Alabama and Georgia, says Kleyne, are experiencing unprecedented fresh water shortages that are predicted to get worse.
Sharon Kleyne is Founder of Bio-Logic Aqua Research, a water and health research and product development center that developed and markets the all-water personal humidifying product Natures Tears® EyeMist®. Because of her interest in water education, Kleyne hosts the globally syndicated Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water® radio show on VoiceAmerica and Apple iTunes.
Kleyne points out that life on Earth could not exist without water and that water is fundamental to the survival and health of every living organism. Fresh water is required by humans for drinking, sanitation and agriculture. The availability of water, and the infrastructure to move water to where it is needed, may be the most important factors enabling economic development.
Worldwide, according to Kleyne, 1.8 billion people lack reliable access to water that is both abundant and safe. Five thousand of the world’s children die each day from water related illnesses resulting from too little or unsanitary water. In much of the world, the availability of water to simply wash one’s hands is considered a luxury. Scientists project that by 2030, 40% of the world’s population will not have enough fresh water.
Increasing global water shortages, says Kleyne, result from rapid population growth and widespread drought, possibly as a result of climate change. Air pollution could ultimately affect the hydrological cycle and
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