WATER POLLUTION

IMPORTANCE OF WATER

WATER IS ESSENTIAL TO HUMAN LIFE. PEOPLE NEED WATER TO CLEAN, SAFE WATER FOR DRINKING, COOKING, AND KEEPING ONESELF CLEAN. POLLUTED WATER IS NOT ONLY DIRTY BUT ALSO DEADLY. ABOUT 1.8 MILLION PEOPLE DIE EVERY YEAR FROM DIARRHEAL DISEASES LIKE CHOLERA.(http://www.drinking-water.org/html/en/Overview/Why-is-Safe-Water-Essential.html)

EVERY DAY IN RURAL COMMUNITIES AND POOR URBAN CENTERS THROUGHOUT SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF PEOPLE SUFFER FROM THE LACK OF ACCESS TO CLEAN, SAFE WATER. ILLNESS FROM DRINKING DIRTY WATER AND THE TIME LOST FETCHING IT ROBS ENTIRE COMMUNITIES OF THEIR FUTURE. MANY CHILDREN GO TO SCHOOLS WITHOUT CLEAN WATER. (http://thewaterproject.org/why-water)

FRANCE WATER

IT HAS BEEN REPORTED THAT IN EARLY 2014 1.48 MILLION PEOPLE IN FRANCE WERE DRINKING POLLUTED TAP WATER. MOST OF THE PEOPLE AFFECTED LIVED MAINLY IN THE FRENCH COUNTRY SIDE. THE STUDY BY CONSUMERS WATCHDOG UFC-QUE CHOSIR REVEALED THAT BY PRODUCTS OF AGRICULTURE ARE THE MAIN CAUSE OF THE CONTAMINATED GROUND WATER BEING CONSUMED. ACCORDING TO THE SIX CRITERIA USED TO EVALUATE WATER SUCH AS BACTERIA CONTENT, 98% OF PEOPLE LIVING IN FRANCE HAVE GOOD QUALITY TAP WATER. (http://www.thelocal.fr/20140226/15-million-french)

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