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Clean, running water flows abundantly from our taps in America, but this is not the case for 1.1 billion people in our world. Clean water is an urgent need for one in every six people.

 

It is estimated that over 80% of the population does not have access to pure drinking water.

This is especially true for rural villages. For example, in Andhra Pradesh, a mostly rural Indian state, there are over 3,000 villages without a water source! More than 1.5 million children under the age of five die each year from illness associated with contaminated drinking water.

As the population continues to rise, these statistics will continue to climb unless we do something about it. more...

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