Should Clean Water Have a Price?

Shapiro, Jesse M.
April 2007
Forbes Asia;4/16/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p18
The article discusses issues on the use of water and its management. Each year some 1.6 million people, most of them small children, die from diarrhea caused by poor water quality and unsanitary conditions. Since 1999 a branch of Population Services International has marketed a bleach solution in Zambia called Clorin. A few drops in stored drinking water kill the pathogens that cause diarrhea and other waterborne illnesses.


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