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Stockholm World Water Week 2011: Megacities, Human Rights, Sanitation, Tech Tools, Energy, and Food
Friday, 26 August 2011 13:52
2,600 global experts. 100 sessions. Seven days. One issue: water.

This article is quite lengthy... enjoy!

http://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/2011/world/stockholm-world-water-week-2011-megacities-human-rights-sanitation-tech-tools-energy-and-food/

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STOCKHOLM, Sweden —The largest mass migration in history, drawing billions of people from rural areas to cities, is posing a major risk on global water security and prompting planners, experts, businesses, and policy makers to design new standards for measuring water risk. But the world’s capacity to respond to age-old problems like sanitation is in doubt, as conventional estimates of safe access to water and sanitation globally might be “grossly underestimated” — several times smaller than the reality on the ground...

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