Category: waste management

Bringing Clean, Safe, and Innovative Sanitation Services to East Africa

Have you ever stopped to think about how many times you use a toilet each day? We often take it for granted that when we “need to go,” a toilet will be nearby. However, throughout the world, an estimated 2.5 billion people lack basic sanitation—which means they do not have access to toilets or safe Read More >

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Saving Energy, Saving Lives: World Water Day 2014

Photo of a woman washing her clothes

  Water is easy to take for granted until…you don’t have enough of it. But the simple and indisputable fact is this: a sufficient supply of clean water is a necessity for life and an essential ingredient in the battle against disease. That’s why as populations grow and demands for water increase the focus on Read More >

Posted on by Jennifer Murphy, PhD, Microbiologist and Ciara O’Reilly, PhD, Epidemiologist, CDC’s Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch2 CommentsTags , , , , , , , , , ,