Water and energy are closely interlinked. Water withdrawal by the energy sector is expected to rise one-fifth by 2035, while the amount consumed increases by a more dramatic 85 %. Energy is also needed to provide freshwater, including to power systems that collect, transport, distribute and treat it.
Make a difference with over 1 000 energy and water standards on World Water Day! Celebrated on 22 March, this year it focuses on the nexus of water and energy.