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Document of the month: March 2011

"World Water Day", 22 March 2011.

In 1959, water supplies are checked weekly at 165 sampling points throughout New York City. Beach and harbour water is kept under continuous scrutiny. Here, samples are taken in the harbour.
WHO photo by Homer Page. United States of America, 1959.

Taking water sample in the harbour
WHO/Homer Page

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