Entry Title: "Water"
Name: MIchael F. McElroy , United States
Category and Expertise: Environmental, Professional
Entry Description: " Wa-ter : The liquid that descends from the clouds as rain, forms streams, lakes, and seas, and is essential to all living matter."
For millions living in India clean potable water is hard to come by. Most sources of fresh water have been contaminated with untreated sewage, agricultural runoff and unregulated industry.
With a population of 1.2 billion people and growing, the pressure on their water sources
is being pushed to a point of no return.