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These 9 Pictures Will Make You Think Twice And Value Water

These 9 Pictures Will Make You Think Twice And Value Water

In this part of the world that we take everything for granted, here are a few pictures that will make you thankful and see value in the clean water you have where you stay. Around 650 million people (one in 10 of the world’s population) do not have access to safe water, these pictures were

In this part of the world that we take everything for granted, here are a few pictures that will make you thankful and see value in the clean water you have where you stay. Around 650 million people (one in 10 of the world’s population) do not have access to safe water, these pictures were shared to celebrate the World Water Day last month.

A Child With Water

A child carries water home through a brick factory on the outskirts of Yangon Myanmar once known as the ‘rice bowl of Asia’ because of its agricultural riches
(Ye Aung Thu/ AFP)

Cleaning Up The Water

11 July, 2007: A man cleans away dead fish at a lake in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei province (Reuters)

No Clean Water

A father and son paddle on a makeshift boat made from styrofoam through a garbage filled river as they collect plastic bottles to sell on in junk shops in Manila (Noel Celis/ AFP)

Heavy Water

A girl carries potable water to her home in Goma (Pedro Ugarte/ AFP)

Muddy Water

A boy lies in muddy water in Pokhara valley, west of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu (Navesh Chitrakar/ Reuters)

Waste Water

A wastewater treatment plant is submerged by the Yazoo River floodwaters near Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi (Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Chemical Water

A motorcyclist negotiates away from piles of foam at Varthur Kodi junction situated in east Bangalore. The innocuous-looking foam is toxic effluent caused by the polluted sewage water overflowing from nearby Varthur Lake (Manjunath Kiran/ AFP)

Clean Water

An Indian labourer drinks water at an aluminium reprocessing unit in Dharavi, Asia’s largest slums in Mumbai (Arko Datta/ Reuters)

Water Day

A slum dweller keeps an eye open for trains as she collects drinking water from a puddle between railway tracks in Mumbai (Reuters)

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