Is free water a possibility?

Honorary member of the International Water Association, Prof Gustav Olsen from the Lund University in Sweden says everyone should afford to get a certain amount of water for free.

Olsen told John Robbie it a basic human right to have water but not to waste.

If we use too much (water) we have to pay for it as the whole water system has to be cost effective.

Prof Gustav Olsen, Lund University

We have to be able to measure... 30 litres per day per person is enough to survive and do necessary things. The rest we have to pay for it. We have to draw the line.

Prof Gustav Olsen

The high income people should support the low income people... I see no other way. We have to talk about it, educate people about it.

Prof Gustav Olsen

Olsen told John Robbie corruption in the world was a huge challenge to providing free water. Listen here:

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