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Estimating Waterborne Disease Risks In The United States

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Groundwater is water which is located beneath the surface in soil pore spaces and in permeable geological formations. Groundwater is a very important source of freshwater it makes up a large percent of the world’s accessible freshwater resources. Including, billions of urban and rural people depend on groundwater for their everyday needs. We depend on it for our own safety and the safely of certain groups which include the children, the elderly, and the poor who are more vulnerable to diseases. Waterborne illness is a public health issue in North American and around the world. In an article called Estimating Waterborne Disease Risks in the United States it states that, “That significant data and method-based uncertainties remain in the improved
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