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At Clemson...

A student  can  buy  a  bottle  of   water  just  about  anywhere.

This is  a  student’s  refrigerator  in  their  room.   They  have  fresh  water  “on  demand.”


Joy is getting water from the pond in front of Cooper Library. The water looks pretty clean.

Two women are getting water in Sudan. The water looks dirty and is probably very dangerous to drink.


The water in Clemson is safe to play in. However, the little boy below doesn’t have clean water to play in. He is playing in contaminated water, there is even a rotten apple floating in it.


There is a problem... Too many people in the world do not have clean water.


187 children die every hour from lack of access to clean water.

These children could be the next to die without clean drinking water.


This water could contain: -E’coli -Salmonella Typhi -Schistosoma -Cholera Vibrios -Hepatitis

Unsafe water  causes  80%  of   diseases  and  kills  more  than  all   violent  crimes.


88% if diarrhoeal deaths are due to lack of access to sanitation facilities

2.6 billion people do not have access to improved sanitation


1 IN 6 PEOPLE DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO SAFE DRINKING WATER 2.

1.

4. 3.

5.

“We all have clean water to drink”


6.

“Not me. I do not have clean water.”


40 billion

People in Africa spend hours every year just walking to get clean water

Water buckets can weigh over 40 lbs. Loads of that size get even heavier over a long distance & carrying the buckets can result in back problems


What will you do?

Dirty-Clean Water  

english 103 media assignment

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