Water ATMs 自动提水机


No, it's not an ATM, but a machine selling clean drinking water.

It's part of a project launched by the city government in the Indian capital, Delhi.

People use pre-paid cards to fill containers for a small fee. The water comes from a local, low-cost treatment plant.

The scheme may be changing the lives of these residents, but for millions across the country without access to clean water, more initiatives will be needed.

Vocabulary 词汇:

drinking water 饮用水

pre-paid (also: prepaid) 预付(卡

treatment 处理

access 可以获得,有机会

initiatives 举措