The Future of Water

The Future of Water

  • TV-MA
  • 2011
  • 1 Season
  • 7.6  (14,861)

The Future of Water is a documentary series that first aired in 2011. The series looks at one of the most important resources in the world water. The series examines the importance of water, and the problems that humanity is going to have securing water in the future. This includes keeping up with future demand, dealing with pollution and climate change, and bringing water to newly populated areas. The series then examines new technologies that will be employed in order to provide water. This includes such things as new water delivery projects, desalination and recycling programs, and methods of cleaning very contaminated water.

The Future of Water
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Seasons
Season 1, Episode 3
3. Season 1, Episode 3
April 17, 2011
Regional water crisis are looming in many places, threatening the fabric of societies. New technologies, however, provide enormous opportunities for altering geography. Water will be sent over large distances, from where there is abundance to where there is scarcity. In the future ever more water will be mined from underground aquifers, deep beneath the surface of the earth and the seabed.
Season 1, Episode 2
2. Season 1, Episode 2
April 10, 2011
As global warming causes the availability of water to become ever more unpredictable, advanced societies must deal with the impact on their citizens.
Water Age
1. Water Age
April 3, 2011
As the world's population continues to grow, water rights and access are becoming increasingly political, even sparking international disputes.
Description

The Future of Water is a documentary series that first aired in 2011. The series looks at one of the most important resources in the world water. The series examines the importance of water, and the problems that humanity is going to have securing water in the future. This includes keeping up with future demand, dealing with pollution and climate change, and bringing water to newly populated areas. The series then examines new technologies that will be employed in order to provide water. This includes such things as new water delivery projects, desalination and recycling programs, and methods of cleaning very contaminated water.

  • Premiere Date
    April 3, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (14,861)