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TitleGlobal overview : economic impact of water supply and sanitation : sanitation and water for all
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsWater and Sanitation Program -Washington, DC, US, WSP
Pagination4 p.; 4 fig.
Date Published2012-04-01
PublisherWater and Sanitation Program, WSP
Place PublishedWashington, DC, USA
Keywordsaccess to sanitation, access to water, cost benefit analysis, economic aspects, investment, water supply

Investing in water and sanitation reduces child mortality, addresses the consequences of undernutrition, provides a range of economic benefits and enhances dignity. The benefits outweigh the costs and the returns exceed 20%. Water and sanitation are essential building blocks of social and economic development. [authors abstract]

NotesWith 12 footnotes including references
Custom 1202.7, 302.7
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