Water Crisis In Haiti

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Population

  • The population of Haiti is 10,320,00 people

Statistics

  • The Gross National Income per capita is $660
  • Life expectancy is 61 years old.
  • 50% of primary school aged children are not enrolled in school
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Beside The Dominican Republic

The Waters Problems

Over half of Haiti´s population does not have access to clean, potable water.The families that do have access to water, they have to walk miles to get it. Also, if you do have access to water, the water has diseases in them like typhoid, cholera, and chronic diarrhea. These cause more than half of the deaths in Haiti.

Possible Sollutions

  • passive solar disinfection
  • plastic biosand filters
  • concrete biosand filters
  • chlorine
  • boiling
  • reverse osmosis
  • sawyer filters
  • clay filters
  • ultraviolet disinfection
  • slow sand filtration
  • ozone disinfection