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Secretary-General's message on World Water Day [scroll down for French version]

Humanity’s demand for water is growing.  Pressure on water resources is increasing due to overuse, pollution and climate change.  Droughts and heatwaves are becoming more intense and more frequent.  Sea-level rise is driving salt-water intrusion into coastal aquifers.  Groundwater aquifers are being depleted. 

Source: UN News

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