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Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2011 5:36 pm

Instead of going straight to the faucet, many Navajos in northeastern Arizona have to drive 40 miles to haul water from a well back to their homes.

And it’s not by choice, said John Leeper, director of the Navajo Nation Department of Water Resources. Almost a third of the Nation’s 200,000 inhabitants do not have direct access to clean water.

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