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6K for Water to be held Saturday

Event intended to raise money for global water crisis


Last updated 5/18/2021 at 12:09pm

For the third year in a row, Havre resident April Taber will be leading a team in the 6K for Water race in Havre Saturday at 9:30 a.m., part of a global event intended to raise money to provide clean water to under-developed countries and raise awareness about the issue.

The World Health Organization reports that 785 million people lack even a basic drinking-water service, including 144 million people who are dependent on surface water, and at least 2 billion people use a drinking water source that is contaminated.

Studies conducted by WHO indicate that thousands of people die every day f...

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