FLIESSEN MILLIARDEN LITER TRINKWASSER INS OFFENE MEER
FLIESSEN MILLIARDEN LITER TRINKWASSER INS OFFENE MEER

DRINKING WATER

AS YOU READ THIS, BILLIONS OF LITRES OF DRINKING WATER
ARE FLOWING INTO THE OPEN SEA.
A REAL PITY

The Antarctic is the largest freshwater reservoir on earth. Every year, icebergs break off with a total volume of about 2,300 cubic kilometres. Under the influence of currents, many icebergs drift into the South Atlantic Ocean and melt in the open sea – with no apparent benefit. Fresh water released in this process could cover the annual drinking water requirements of the world’s population a hundred times over.