Theme

Save Water has been selected as the theme for the UAE Children’s Painting Competition because there is an urgent need to create awareness about the looming water crisis worldwide.

Do you know?

1. Rich agricultural land could turn into desert within 2 decades
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2. We are running out of water
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3. Are you water neutral?
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4. Every drop counts
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5. Less than 1% of the water supply on earth can be used as drinking water
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6. Hang on to the last drops
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7. Severe water crisis ahead
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8. You may struggle in the future to find water
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9. Cutting water use can help to cut energy
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10. It takes 11,000 liters to make a pair of jeans
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11. Every 10 seconds a child dies because of dirty water
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12. 1.4 billion children lack access to safe drinking water
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13. 1000 liters of water are needed to create one liter of bio-diesel
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14. By 2050 per capita water availability in Middle East & North Africa will fall by 50 per cent
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15. About 5000 liters of water are needed to grow only one kilogram of rice
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16. Water is not a renewable resource
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17. Farming makes up 70 pc of global water demand
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18. Water is the petroleum of the next century
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19. Globally, water consumption is doubling every 20 years
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20. By 2025 about one third of the global population may not have access to adequate drinking water
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21. No water means no life
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22. Only 3 % of the Earth's water is fresh water
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23. A third of the world's population lives in water-stressed countries now
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24. People need a minimum of 50 liters of water a day for drinking, washing, cooking and sanitation
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25. Global water consumption has risen six fold between 1900 and 1995
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26. 70 % of the water used worldwide is used for agriculture
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27. Over 90% of the world's supply of fresh water is located in Antarctica
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28. Each day the sun evaporates a trillion tons of water
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29. Humans daily use about 190 liters (50 gallons) of water.
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30. To brush your teeth you use 7.5 liters (2 gallons) of water.
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31. Two thirds of the water used in a home is used in the bathroom
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