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Policy brief on water quality

Clean, safe and adequate freshwater is vital to the survival of all living organisms and the smooth functioning of ecosystems, communities and economies. Declining water quality has become a global issue of concern as human populations grow, insustrial and agricultural activities expand, and climate change threatens to cause major alterations to the hydrological cycle. [authors abstract]

TitlePolicy brief on water quality
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
AuthorsUN-Water -New York, NY, US
Pagination22 p.; 1 tab.; photographs
Date Published2011-01-01 ?
PublisherUN-Water
Place PublishedS.l.
Keywordsdrinking water, safe water supply, water, water quality, water quality monitoring, water quality standards
Abstract

Clean, safe and adequate freshwater is vital to the survival of all living organisms and the smooth functioning of ecosystems, communities and economies. Declining water quality has become a global issue of concern as human populations grow, insustrial and agricultural activities expand, and climate change threatens to cause major alterations to the hydrological cycle. [authors abstract]

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