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Friday, October 19, 2018
ROME, Mar 22 2017 (IPS) - World Water Day on March 22nd gives us an opportunity to reflect on the one simple truth: water is life.
Globally, over 80% of the wastewater generated by society flows back into the ecosystem without being treated or reused. Today, 1.8 billion people use a source of drinking water contaminated with faeces, putting them at risk of contracting cholera, dysentery, typhoid and polio.
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