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Water quality dwindles worldwide as pollution rises.

A United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) pre-study - A Snapshot of the World’s Water Quality: Towards a global assessment has found that water pollution has risen across three continents-Asia, Africa and Latin America, putting hundreds of millions of people at risk. The WWQA pre-study, conducted in 2013-2015, was initiated by the UN-Water Thematic Priority Area on Water Quality and led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) with several regional partners. Population growth, increased economic activity, the expansion and intensification...

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