Global Q&A: ‘What does water mean for your country?’

March 20, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Water is valued as an essential element to life on Earth, for its nutritional value, economic development, and tourism activities. Desalination is utilized in one country where shortage of natural fresh water exists. This is what Epoch Times reporters from countries like Colombia and United Arab Emirates discovered when they asked locals, “What does water mean for your country?”

Look for the Global Q&A column every week. Epoch Times correspondents interview people around the world to learn about their lives and perspectives on local and global realities. Next week’s global question, “How full is your glass?”