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There is how perhaps no -- precious resource in the world.
The -- we have been told by officials and experts several times that water it could be -- access to it.
Could be the calls of many walls to come.
There is a fascinating new documentary -- now called this is normal documenting the global water crisis.
-- -- this -- one organization in particular is doing to find a solution Derek Watson is that direct tell all of this is normal we're delighted to have you in the studio here Derrick.
-- first of all explain that.
Being in layman's terms if you can view that global war.
Crisis have serious as it.
It is incredibly serious and something that people do not realize is that about one in five children under the under the age of five pass away simply because of the water that they're drinking -- and find one in five and -- typically what happens is either drinking contaminated water from from dirty water sources sometimes walking.
Two miles four miles five miles a day three to six times a day and collect water that's slowly killing them and so so why -- it ends up happening is.
Is diarrhea comes in and affects them through through the water that they're drinking in the bugs that they're drinking and so.
And so it's and it's absolutely.
Absolutely -- devastating as you can imagine.
-- dean dean -- in the idea that nations might fight over in the future mobile -- he's sort of -- right now priced this in poll.
Problem these huge but simple problem of children and getting and or.
People getting access to world that's exactly right and so and so what what we need to be looking for solutions to bringing water.
To the masses in a way that that is sustainable and that is and that is can be grown in scale than and a and a large way.
I'm so I was looking for story tipped it to tell this because this is unbelievably normal -- mean this just happens every single day.
I'm -- water for is organization that that trains.
People how to to -- water -- using using tools that they fabricated and they do by hand and -- typically for gonna drilled water well.
It's about 2000 dollars per -- well.
They can do this for about a thousand dollars -- puts a solution in the village in the hands of villagers themselves when something happens something breaks.
They can fix it around the problem.
The problem in Africa is not a lack of water to lack of clean water into the water I can sometimes be forty feet.
Below them they said no way to get to it and so -- so by telling the story we wanted to tell how I absolutely normal the problem as.
Come and how how this normal can change but it but it takes all of this kind of getting involved -- and I'm and that's what the stories about all right let's Sal while you've got to mention what the stories -- let's take a quick look.
At the documentary now this is normal.
That it should not to love up opportunity -- let them put up a -- if it is to condemn that.
-- -- -- It's intended then you will do enough momentum and I didn't on the -- that is so.
But I think.
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If you wouldn't wish you -- them won't.
They've daddy can't put the film being lead them back from that -- and that's what that is more feet.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- When things are looking back TV -- that when people they think.
And it will be and one day at school -- and dozens of course day.
While -- an extraordinary documentary.
Derek didn't but there's there's one thing that you took about that the project of getting the water that may be below them.
But then this purification to said the does this project deal with that as well -- not just the access but the purification issue.
Absolutely the partners the water for -- -- on the ground are all involved with hygiene and that filtration that's system in training and ordered in order to teach.
Basic hygiene practices most most of time it's not enough just to provide clean water from -- this that's -- hygiene goes along with that -- the sanitation a follow in the future and so.
So it's it's a massive problem but there's hope there's hope that that.
The we could see the end of the water crisis globally without our lifetimes -- -- so that's what's exciting and there is hoping and for people to get involved.
To to go to water for dot org you can find out more about this in ways to get involved.
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