A Snapshot of the World’s Water Quality: Towards a Global Assessment

by Hartwig Kremer, Norberto Fernandez, Patrick Mmayi et al.
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), 2016

192 pp. 9.7 MB
http://www.wwqa-documentation.info/assets/unep_wwqa_report_web_lores.pdfPic 007_resize

Rising pollution in lakes and rivers threatens the lives of more than 300 million people in Latin America, Africa and Asia, according to this report by the United Nations Environment Programme. Diseases such as typhoid and cholera affect many people who live near polluted water, and UNEP calls for better wastewater treatment in addition to sewers to improve water quality.

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