Drinking Water Problem Essay

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The world is far from perfect. There are tons of problems that affect the world. Some of these problems include: human trafficking, modern day slavery, over population, lack of resources, religious tensions, and disease. Around 63 million people die every year, that is about 2 people every second. Many of the world’s problem stem from a lack of clean and sustainable drinking water for all. Though it may seem like a small fraction of 65 million, over 840,000 die because of a lack of clean drinking water. Before trying to fix this pressing issue, we must first understand the problem, answer the question as to why it is a problem, and then create solutions that will actually work.
“Around the world about 750 million people lack access to clean water, that is about 2 and a half times the United States
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One of the most well known solutions to the problem of clean and sustainable drinking water for everyone, was to provide wells in cities, and give families Jerry Cans to fill up to 5 gallons of water at a time. This Jerry Cans have been around for a little over 80 years. They were originally used in World War 2 to store gas. The now plastic can are used in impoverished countries to help transport water, from place to place. Although this is a very good idea, it is also a huge inconvenience for many women and children. Just imagine having to carry over 40 pounds of weight as you trek across the desert in the blazing hot sun, without proper shoes. Another solution to providing clean drinking water to everyone are
Before trying to fix this pressing issue, we must first understand the problem, answer the question as to why it is a problem, and then create solutions that will actually work. As we being to research and study one of the world’s issue at a time, instead of trying to fix the whole world at once, we will be able to see problems actually being

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