TITLE

Private drinking water supplies: challenges for public health

AUTHOR(S)
Charrois, Jeffrey W. A.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/13/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 10, p1061
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the challenges face by water suppliers to provide safe drinking water. It says that Canadians, unlike other people from several developing nations, are fortunate for having adequate sanitation and access for safe drinking water. It states that unsafe water supplies and inadequate sanitation are the causes of most diarrheal diseases worldwide. It adds that guidelines are used by Canadian provinces and territories in setting policies and standards for water quality control.
ACCESSION #
52226613

 

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