National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Engineering
Institute of Medicine
National Research Council
Office of News and Public Information
September 18, 2007

Running Time: 01:03:51
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The National Academy of Sciences and the Global Health and Education Foundation are joining with science, engineering, and medical academies around the world to take action on the global drinking water crisis by launching “Safe Drinking Water Is Essential.” This Web resource is the first tool of its kind to provide decision makers with peer-reviewed scientific and technical information about drinking water distribution and treatment options.



Speakers:
Ralph J. Cicerone, President, National Academy of Sciences Kenneth Behring, Founder, Global Health and Education Foundation Peter Gleick, President, Pacific Institute José Tundisi, President, International Ecological Institute Hamé Watt, International Water Supply and Sanitation Consultant