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More water evaporates from reservoirs than is consumed by humans

Year: 2009
From collection: Vital Water Graphics 2
Author: Philippe Rekacewicz)
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Throughout the 20th century, global water use has increased in the agricultural, domestic and industrial sectors. Evaporation from reservoirs has increased at a slower rate. Projections indicate that both global water use and evaporation will continue to increase.
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