Water scarcity challenges industries around the world. Global population growth and economic development suggest a future of increased demand, competition, and cost for limited freshwater supplies.

India, China and the US could see water stress increase by 40 to 70% by 2040 according to the global water stress rankings released by World Resource Institute. Click here to know which are the world’s most water-stressed countries and regions and how they would be hit by a deeper crisis in the coming decades.