Safe, Sustainable Water Supplies: the First Step to Ending Extreme Poverty
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Smith-Nilson will present an overview of the water crisis facing the world. She will begin with a discussion of water as the world's top health problem. She will show the links between water and poverty. She will explain how water projects can be sustainably designed. She will then summarize keys to project success. Please see the Water 1st International website for video clips about water issues: http://www.water1st.org/media/index.html.
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