How access to clean water affects families worldwide

World Water Week is taking place this week in Stockholm. The event brings attention to a global water crisis. More than 650 million people worldwide lack access to clean drinking water. The effects are astonishing.

In Bolivia, a family of four survives on 100 liters of water per day. Only 16 liters is used for cooking and drinking.

In Niger, only 49% of the rural population have access to water. Oftentimes, these water sources also carry disease.

This Mashable article takes a look at countries around the globe and how access to clean water and sanitation affects everyday lives.

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