UN World Water Development Report 2022 highlights the over-exploitation of groundwater

  • 19.05.2022
  • Factly

In March 2022, the UN released the 2022 edition of the UN World Water Development Report (WWDR), which focuses on groundwater, aiming to make “the invisible visible.” According to the report, 99% of the Earth’s running freshwater is groundwater. Among other things, the report highlights the overexploitation of this precious resource and why proper management is the need of the hour.