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Health, hygiene, environmental concerns among impacts of lack of access to safe drinking water

Water security a challenge for Indigenous peoples

June 13, 2022  By Ground Water Canada

The lack of access to safe drinking water in northern Indigenous communities may be linked to other health matters, according to a recently posted article on The Conversation‘s website. It may lead to people choosing to consume sweetened beverages as an alternative or skimping on hygiene practices such as proper hand washing. The lack of safe drinking water can also have a negative environmental impact as switching to bottled water leads to a buildup of single-use plastics. The Conversation report | READ MORE

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