Water resources are shared between countries(Russell,
Political system and government resources(Donkor, 2006)
Leads to 90% of all deaths in children less than age 5(Semba,
Causes include viruses, parasites, and bacteria present in
unsanitary water(Semba, 2009)
Replacing lost fluids and salts
Very difficult in the developing world
What would happen if everyone used water like we do?(Semba,
Stop polluting our fresh water resources
Help provide capital for sustainable clean water
6. UN Millennium Goal: To halve, by the year 2015the proportion
of people who are unable to reach or to afford safe drinking
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