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Closer To Home

To raise awareness of the diverse range of water problems faced across the world, our content series highlights recent water challenges in the home countries and cities of the current Manchester City team, Manchester City Women and New York City FC.

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Closer To Home Series

Nowhere on the planet is without water challenges – something we’re dramatising with the help of the Manchester City men’s and women’s team, and New York City FC players. Discover water challenges Closer to Home.

Manchester City | Mens

Sergio Agüero kicks off the series by sharing some of the recent water issues in his home city of Buenos Aires.

David Silva talks about the challenges faced in his native Gran Canaria, and mainland Spain.

Ilkay Gündo─čan discusses problems caused by recent droughts in his homeland, showing how water problems can affect everywhere and everyone.

Manchester City | Womens

Jill Scott, from South Shields in the northeast of England, introduces the serious water issues the region has faced.

Caroline Weir introduces some of the serious water problems faced north of the border, including flood, drought and contamination.

Steph Houghton shares how Britain’s past has contributed to water contamination issues in the north of England.

Closer to home World Water Facts

Learn about the serious water challenges faced in the home cities of a range of Manchester City players - with individual information and statistics.

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