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Press Release - UN-Water Survey of 130 Countries Provides In-Depth Status Report on Global Efforts to Improve Water Management

04.05.2012 - Over 80 percent of countries have reformed their water laws in the past twenty years as a response to growing pressures on water resources from expanding populations, urbanization and climate change. In many cases, such water reforms have produced significant impacts on development, including improvements to drinking water access, human health and water efficiency in agriculture.