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August 12, 2007



This concern about water and the provision of tools to help calculate consumption and efficiency are timely in the light of droughts being experienced in certain parts of the world today, like Southeast Asia, where a large percentage of land is agricultural and needs plenty of water. Global warming aside, water is crucial for keeping planting crops sustainable.

Here's something from TheNewsRoom on how the Philippines Faces Water Shortage as Prolonged Dry Weather Continues: http://www.thenewsroom.com/details/529758?c_id=wom-bc-ar

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Mark Charmer

Hi Joel, if you're around today at World Water Week, come and talk to us. We're the Akvo team (www.akvo.org) - exploring how the water sector can apply open source principles to speed up the pace of water and sanitation development. Would love to explain more. Cheers, Mark

Andy Hultgren, Environmental Performance Group


Highly informative post. Thanks so much for spreading the news about this valuable tool and the situations which have necessitated its creation!


Great post!

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