Bangladesh’s polluted surface water and falling groundwater levels are placing significant stress on the country’s industries. By 2030, Bangladesh will need 21 percent more water than its available supply during the dry season.
Mongolia is richly endowed with mineral resources. Some of the largest deposits of coal, copper, and gold are found in the South Gobi region. Suf cient water is a prerequisite for Mongolia’s growing mining sector.
Sixty percent of South Africa’s water supply is used in the agricultural sector, but 35 percent of this water is lost in the river and canal conveyance system alone.
When Peru’s water services regulator, SUNASS, was drafting legislation to manage the country’s groundwater resources more sustainably, it approached the 2030 WRG for technical support.
Vietnam has 2,360 rivers with lengths of more than 10 kilometers, with an abundant supply of water. But a lack of infrastructure and nancial capacity to improve infrastructure means much of this water is not used.