Water is a fundamental part of our existence. On a basic level, we need water to fuel our bodies, grow our food and maintain our hygiene. However, water is used in many other aspects of our lives. Otherwise known as the Energy-Water Nexus, energy is needed to access water, and water is needed to produce energy. Consequently, nearly every sector of society relies heavily on access to water to perform effectively and efficiently. Due to this, your water consumption is likely much higher than you think. Unfortunately, water is a non-renewable resource and plays a key role in the balance of our ecosystems and our climate. Therefore the consequences of overconsuming water can be catastrophic. In this section, you will learn all there is to know about water so that you can lend the world a helping hand by becoming more conscious of your water intake and a more resourceful consumer.