Only 2.5% of Earth's water is freshwater.
The Power of Water
ABC News is taking Earth Month to explore what’s happening to water from different lenses, from business to residential to sea level rise and what the government is doing to protect the most precious commodity on Earth.
A century-old engineering decision has led to a modern-day water crisis in US.
The population consisted mostly of the Charles Choctaw and United Houma tribes.
More than 1 million people are living in or near a flood plain in New York City.
The river system provides water to 40 million people.
Hydropanels have been producing clean water in Hinkley, California
St. George's water system has become severely strained.
World News anchor David Muir on the hundreds of thousands displaced by floods.
The river provides nearly all Egyptians with drinking water.
The waterbody has lost 38 square miles in the last 10 years.