For one in six people on the planet, finding water for drinking, cooking and washing is a daily struggle. As freshwater resources become ever scarcer, the UN has set a target to halve the number of people without enough water by 2015. How can this possibly be achieved? The fashionable panacea is privatisation, partnerships and community mobilisation. Plumbing the Rights meets the people at the sharp end of the water crisis to find out their ideas on how to solve it.
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