Water Quality and Health in Poor Urban Areas of Latin America

@article{Onestini2011WaterQA,
  title={Water Quality and Health in Poor Urban Areas of Latin America},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Onestini},
  journal={International Journal of Water Resources Development},
  year={2011},
  volume={27},
  pages={219 - 226}
}
  • M. Onestini
  • Published 6 February 2011
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Water Resources Development
Water quality is largely absent in the water policy debate and analysis in the Latin American region. Although there is no disagreement as to the negative impact of unsafe and poor-quality water on human health, there is very little scrutiny and policy discussion on the matter. Considering data from different case studies on health and environment in poor urban areas in the region, this paper reviews some of the knowledge on water quality and human health in Latin American cities. Furthermore… 

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