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Water: managing water responsibly

April 2012

A fact sheet from a series developed by IPIECA and OGP to demonstrate the oil and gas industry’s present and future contribution to sustainable development. Prepared in advance of the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). Fresh water is a scarce resource in many parts of the world and must be used wisely. Demand for water from communities, businesses and ecosystems is expected to increase with population and economic growth.

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