Venezuela’s Water System is Collapsing

The brick shack on the outskirts of Venezuela’s capital is crowded with tubs, jugs and buckets. And none of the water is treated, making diarrhea and vomiting a regular occurrence. Using water-saving techniques can save you money and diverts less water from our rivers, bays, and estuaries, which helps keep the environment healthy. It can also reduce water and wastewater treatment costs and the amount of energy used to treat, pump, and heat water.