Improving public health in the Arctic by providing a safe water supply

Cold Climates & Remote Locations


By Ken Johnson

While preventing such waterborne infections remains a goal of improved access to high-quality water, access to adequate water quantity is also important for preventing “water-washed” diseases. These occur where personal sanitation practices, for example hand washing, can prevent transmission of diseases to other people. This issue has become particularly relevant during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the full article in ES&E Magazine’s February 2022 issue:

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