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News Jordan's Water Wise Women

Groundwater reserves are being depleted at an alarming rate and around 40 percent of the water distributed to homes across the country is lost through illegal wells and faulty pipes. According to the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, it is estimated that by 2025 Jordan's water needs will exceed its resources by more than 26 percent.

Through the Water Wise Women's initiative, local ladies are being trained to be plumbers.They are now able to deal themselves with any leakages in their homes and communities, thereby saving water.

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Source of information agora.medspring
Geographical coverage Jordan
News date 18/05/2017
Working language(s) ENGLISH