Fair share: Water Demand Management can help provide fair access to water for the poor

January 18, 2012
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The Millennium Development Goals identify lack of clean water supply as a key factor in the lives of the poor. Eighty percent of poor people questioned in 20 countries rated lack of access to clean water as one of the main reasons for their situation. By saving water, WDM contributes to improved access to fresh water, can improve human health and increases opportunities to escape from poverty.

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