Following the Water: A Controlled Study of Drinking Water Storage in Northern Coastal Ecuador

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Article courtesy of  Karen Levy1, Kara L. Nelson2, Alan Hubbard3, Joseph N.S. Eisenberg4 | July 7, 2008|| Shared as educational material

To design the most appropriate interventions to improve water quality and supply, information is needed to assess water contamination in a variety of community settings, including those that rely primarily on unimproved surface sources of drinking water. Researchers contributed to Environmental Health Perspectives by exploring the role of initial source water conditions as well as household factors in determining household water quality, and how levels of contamination of drinking water change over time, in a rural setting in northern coastal Ecuador. Read more:

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