24 juillet 2017

Clean Water

Clean Water
Since 1990, 2.6 billion people have benefitted from improved drinking water, but 663 million people worldwide are still without appropriate access to such sources1. According to the United Nations, each day nearly 1,000 children die owing to preventable water- and sanitation-related diseases.As one of its Sustainable Development Goals, the UN aims to achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030. How will this transformation be possible? In this Annual Reviews article collection, experts address the impact clean water has on the environment, our society, and global public health.ACCESS TO THIS ARTICLE COLLECTION IS COMPLIMENTARY NOW THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 and always available at subscribing institutions.1http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/water-and-sanitation