How Paraguay became one of the best water distributors in the world

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  • BBC News World, Southern Cone

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Paraguay has doubled access to drinking water in rural areas in just two decades.

There is no more vital resource for humans than water. However, access to these precious assets today is highly unfair.

According to the United Nations (UN), today a quarter of humanity does not have access to a safe source of water.

They are the world’s poorest. That is, in general, Access to water is determined by economic capacity.

The richer the country, the wider its coverage network. And in developing or underdeveloped countries, the richest population owns more water than the poorest, and the urban population more than the rural population.

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