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Earth is the only planet that has water which is primary source of life without which life is impossible. Water is the basic necessity of every human being. It’s not only humans that require access to clean water. An estimated 780 million people live without clean, accessible drinking water. Drinking contaminated water can lead to a host of life threatening diseases. Water is one of the planet’s most precious resources. 70% of our planet is covered with water and so it is easy to think that there is plenty of water and there will be no scarcity of water. But the reality of availability of water is far away from it. The freshwater that we use for drinking, bathing, irrigation etc. is incredibly rare.

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