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Pacific countries come to the aid of Tonga’s drinking water crisis

Salt water, volcanic ash compromise water quality


January 21, 2022
By Ground Water Canada

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Tonga – Life-saving water supplies are being delivered to Tonga following last weekend’s devastation to the island nation triggered by a volcanic eruption and tsunami. The ash and salt water have compromised the country’s drinking water, but New Zealand, Australia and Japan have responded with emergency shipments of water. Tonga has struggled to find clean water in the aftermath of the disaster. Yahoo News report | READ MORE