New research finds millions have access only a few hours a day, while others are forced to pay up to a quarter of monthly household income for private provision.
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WRI’s updated Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas finds that 17 countries, which are home to a quarter of the world’s population, face “extremely high” water stress.
WRI is hosting a press call on Wednesday, July 31 where experts will preview new rankings and data of the world's most water-stressed countries.