Thursday, July 27, 2017

Stunning Inequality in World Water Use

1,000 liters used daily by the Gilbertson family in New York City
60 liters used daily by the Mahamadou family in Niger

  From India to Bolivia, it was always the women who knew exactly how much water their family needed. When photographer Ashley Gilbertson sat down in households across six countries to document water access for UNICEF, he’d ask them to tally their daily usage.
 Then he’d display the total amount used in plastic containers filled from the local source.
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