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Water Treatment and the Olympics

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Here's a story about water and the Rio Olympics that is actually inspiring! 

According to a story from our colleagues over at AWWA Connections, Paul Chelimo is a water treatment specialist who won the silver medal in the 1500 meters in Rio. 

Paul is from Kenya and his goal is to one day "establish a water treatment plant in his native Kenya, where more than 17 million people still lack access to safe water." It's a great story, and even includes so details on how Paul almost lost his medal, so if you have a minute we encourage you to go over an read it

 

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