Persuasive Essay On Clean Drinking Water

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In the United States, we take for granted the luxury of clean drinking water. There are many counties that yearn for the cleanly vital essential infrastructural nutrient that we in the United States and many other developed counties take for granted. According to water.org, a website and movement founded by actor Matt Damon, there are seven-hundred and eighty-three million people without clean drinking water in the world. Africa is the country with the highest need for clean water harnessing three-hundred and forty-five million by its lonesome. Asia is not far behind accounting for two-hundred million people in need of water. These statistics equate to a statistic that is even more alarming. 3.4 million people per year die from contaminated water. This is more than the amount of people that die due to war each year. A hopeful solution to this problem is the development of water from air machines.…show more content…
Wind turbine powered systems would be the most feasible however the average range in price of these systems is 500,000 to 760,000 dollars as per CNN.com This in turn makes these types of air to water systems impractical to implement and maintain over a large poverty stricken rural dissemination. The cost would be astronomical as would be drilling fifteen hundred feet to well ground water with an expensive piping infrastructure and an inability to maintain such a structure due to cultural differences. Arturo Vittori, an Italian architect, whom worked on subway, aircraft and ship design in Europe designed a solution to the unsanitary water epidemic with Africa in mind, and more precisely Ethiopia. He created what he has deemed the Warkawater tower. Namely so because the Ethiopian people use the Warka Tree as a place for gathering and meetings. However, this tower can be used

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