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You can’t live without water

Tuesday 31 December 2019 | Published in Opinion

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You can’t live without water
Rarotonga's water mains project has been a long time coming, but steady progress has been made this year. Pictured is Turangi valley water intake site where work was being done on Te Mato Vai project Stage 2 upgrades.

For some Christmas is all about life – in particular the birth of Jesus. They say that bread is the staff of life, it might be; but while you can probably live without bread, you can’t live without water. No living organism whether plant or animal can live without water. When the World Health Organisation was looking for reasons why people in developed countries in Europe live longer than those in less developed nations, there were several factors - but the one that stood out and was possibly most easily fixed – was contaminated water.

For some Christmas is all about life – in particular the birth of Jesus. They say that bread is the staff of life, it might be; but while you can probably live without bread, you can’t live without water. No living organism whether plant or animal can live without water. When the World Health Organisation was looking for reasons why people in developed countries in Europe live longer than those in less developed nations, there were several factors - but the one that stood out and was possibly most easily fixed – was contaminated water.


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