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How a Water Fund Works

a Nature Conservancy Magazine Infographic

Degraded Watershed

In many cities worldwide, drinking-water supplies are greatly affected by how land is managed. Practices that clear forests, increase erosion and create pollution reduce both water quality and reliability.

Bad river with buttonsDegradedwatershedlegendDirty glass roi

Healthy Watershed

Improving the health of the lands around water sources improves water quality, restores reliable water flows and brings numerous other benefits, both upstream and downstream.

Good river with buttonsHealthywatershedlegendClean glass roi

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Originally Posted on Nature Conservancy Magazine