Clean water is generally defined as water that is free from microbial, chemical and physical contamination. This includes contaminants that present a health risk (e.g. disease-causing bacteria, toxic metals) and those that have no health risk but can make the water unpleasant to drink (e.g. poor taste resulting from high ... Read More »
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Eric is a humanitarian engineer and freelance journalist who has worked with water quality issues in western Kenya and on the Crow Indian Reservation in southeast Montana. He holds a B.S. in environmental engineering from Montana State University in Bozeman, where he was a longtime member of the campus’s award-winning Engineers Without Borders chapter and the editor of its weekly student paper, the Exponent.