Originally Posted by TonyR
You are aware that only a very small percentage of that water is drinkable, right? Less than 3% of the water on earth is fresh water, and much of that isn't currently obtainable or drinkable.
You also realize that we have the technology to desalinate if we got desperate right? Besides the water gets moved around. From the ocean, into rain, onto land, into the rivers, lakes and aquifiers and so on.
But I do agree 100% securing our water needs should be of paramount concern. We should probably be building more and more resevoirs, dams, whatever it takes to secure as much freshwater as we can.