Clean Water’s Ripple Effects in Other Lands

BY Hari Sreenivasan  March 18, 2010 at 4:36 PM EDT

Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro visited the Rundown to talk about the reporting he’s recently done on water issues in Ethiopia — including the steps one village is taking to address them in a country where perhaps three-quarters of the population does not have access to clean drinking water.

His report is part of a larger collaboration with the NewsHour, National Geographic, and Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting focusing on water issues.

Video edited by Molly Finnegan