Raise water spending, get $1.0 trillion benefits: U.N

Reuters: Sharply higher spending on water supplies, twinned with a crackdown on corruption, would yield more than a trillion dollars a year in economic, health and environmental benefits, a U.N.-backed study said on Wednesday. "Corruption is the elephant in the room" for improved water supplies, said Zafar Adeel, director of the U.N. University's Institute for Water, Environment and Health, which was a co-producer of the report. The study said investments of $840 billion to $1.8 trillion a year, or......

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