the fifth estate: DEAD IN THE WATER
Broadcast on the
fifth estate Wednesday, March 31 2004
on CBC-TV at 8PM
There's a problem with the world's water
One in four people on earth doesn't have access to clean drinking water.
Water and sanitation infrastructures are crumbling. We keep using more
yet continue to degrade and deplete it.
Powerful companies spotted a crisis and saw a business opportunity.
From Moncton, New Brunswick to Atlanta,
Georgia and Buenos Aires, Argentina to Soweto, South Africa,
the fifth estate's Linden MacIntyre investigates the results of the effort
what many consider a public trust.
DEAD IN THE WATER is a co-production with the National
Water Stats - France
- North America - Argentina
- California - South
Africa - The World Bank
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