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The global risks of increasing reliance on bottled water

  • Author(s): Cohen, A
  • Ray, I
  • et al.

© 2018 The Publisher. The rapid growth of bottled water use in low- and middle-income countries, and its normalization as a daily source of drinking water, does not provide a pathway to universal access. Generous and sustained investment in centralized and community utilities remains the most viable means for achieving safe water access for all.

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