Report and vocabulary
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.
- drinking water
water that is safe to drink
- pre-paid (also: prepaid)
already paid for
(here) a process in which something is cleaned and/or prepared for use
(here) the opportunity to use or have something
new plans or projects