Introduction


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Introduction
1010800IntroductionAccess to clean water can be considered one of the basic needs and rights of a human being. The health of people and a dignified life are based on access to clean water and proper sanitation. It can be said that together these two tenants are key to the health and economic prosperity of a civilized society.According to WHO and UNICEF, 82 percent of the world's population has access to an adequate water supply (Fig. 1.1). The amount of proper sanitation has increased from 49 percent in 1990 to 58 percent in 2002. Still, approximately one out of six (1.1 billion people) are lacking access to an adequate water supply, and two out of five…
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E. W. "Bob" Boulware: Alternative Water Sources and Wastewater Management. Introduction, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export