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Brackish Drinking Water a Serious Problem in Pakistan’s Tharparkar Region

What is life like for people who live in a region where water is not fit to drink?  Pakistan's Tharparkar is one such place.    When Sind Bai heard about the construction of a reverse osmosis plant, designed to filter salts and minerals from brackish water, next to her village, she thought her water woes were over. All her life, she had been walking to nearby wells, a large clay pot on her head, to collect water that tasted like it came from the sea. When she became...

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