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Development, Health and Well-Being Depend on Water: Why We Must Secure Our Water Source Areas Now

January 2018

This brochure was developed as part of the Securing our Water Source Areas Using the Law project. The brochure provides an introduction and background to our water source areas and their importance for our development, health and well-being; highlights threats to our water source areas; and outlines legal tools and measures that are available to protect our water source areas.