FACT: Everyone deserves clean water.
“Water is an astonishingly complex and subtle force in an economy. It is the single constraint on the expansion of every city, and bankers and corporate executives have cited it as the only natural limit to economic growth.”Margaret Catley-Carlson, Vice-Chair, World Economic Forum
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