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David Zetland

More like 3 billion without access to safe water...
http://www.aguanomics.com/2012/04/catch-mice.html

PAUL F MILLER

When 'Improved' Is Not 'Safe' - When 1.8 Billion Have No Safe Drinking Water Access ……… It is not just Africa or 3rd world countries that are being deceived by SAFE .... It is SOP for most all American water purveyors and regulators …. Water is SAFE in America because they without OUR (that’s yours and my) input or voice declare it safe ………………

Jay Johnson

If the statistics used for improved water is typical of the MDG projects in Nigeria then they have not actually met the goal. Many of the MDG projects I have seen were not functional by 2012. Many never were functional although the government reports they all are. Many were not drilled to water or drilled into water during the rainy season and are dry in the dry season. One I worked on last year is in a village of around 1000 people but the pump was set at the top of the water table so they only get a couple buckets a day. I suspect that the borehole was drilled only a few meters into the water during the rainy season. We could not pull the pump because the electric Cable was concreted in such a manner as it effectively locked the cap and we did not have the repair parts available to cut and add cable to the pump.

H2OTrust

As with all politically motivated 'great ideas' and projects...they are only good for big conferences, PR, and to deceive the general public.
That is why I designed the global outdoor SVD drinking water project - Water U-Can Trust.
It was recently exposed the 90% of all International £ Aid to countries such as Ethiopia, Nigeria, and India did not benefit the children or people in these countries.
"smoke and mirrors."

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