Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Today, more than two million Americans live without running water and basic indoor plumbing, and many more without sanitation. Access to clean, reliable running water and safe sanitation are essential for health, prosperity, and wellbeing, but they remain out of reach for some of the most vulnerable people in the United States.

A new report from Dig Deep and the US Water Alliance shines a light on America’s hidden water crisis and proposes a plan of action. It tells the story from inside six affected communities and identifies promising solutions that can help us extend water services to all people.

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About Michelle Shapiro

Michelle Shapiro is a communication specialist for the Environmental Health & Disability team at NACCHO.

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