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Under the terms of this Licence, all WaterLex work may be copied, redistributed and adapted for all purposes including commercial and non-commercial, provided you give appropriate credit to the licensor – i.e. WaterLex. In use of this work, there should be no suggestion that WaterLex endorses any specific organization, products or services. The use of the WaterLex logo is not permitted.

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Detailed implications of the License:

  1. Freedom to use the work itself. This means that you can use WaterLex work however you want. This means without restrictions based on the kind of use: you may use it for commercial, political, or religious purposes, for example, or make unlimited copies in different formats to use on different devices.
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