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World Water Forum
Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 August 2007, 15:13 GMT 16:13 UK
"Water will be more important than oil this century," says the former UN Secretary General - quizzed by a TV, radio and internet audience from around the world.
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VOTE RESULTS
Will wars be fought over water?
Yes
 85.97% 
No
 14.03% 
8574 Votes Cast
Results are indicative and may not reflect public opinion

OVERVIEW

BBC Environment Corresondent Alex Kirby asks why water is one of the planet's biggest challenges.

YOUR STORIES

You told us how water affects your lives. Listen to people's stories and experiences from around the world.

HAVE YOUR SAY

Do you live in a water-scarce region? Share your experiences and views on the world water crisis.



ASK THE EXPERTS

You put your questions to the head of Unesco and the president of the World Water Association.
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Will nations really come to blows over water? Our panel of experts disagree.
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You asked an anti-privatisation campaigner and a World Bank vice president.
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FEATURES

Some of the world's top water experts on how to make a difference.

Sir Richard Jolly asks what can be done to solve the problem of clean water and sanitation.

An A to Z of how to reduce water consumption.

Is water a crucial factor behind many of the region's conflicts?

World Bank VP Michael Klein puts the case for privatising water.

The BBC's Matthew Davis experiences life on less than 10 litres of water a day.




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