Clean Water

Water is life. We need clean water in order to live a healthy life; with out water it could take a toll on your body because water is the main source for people bodies in order to keep the body functioning properly. Clean drinking water is important to prolonging life, prolonging life also to increases the food supply

You need to drink clean water everyday for a healthy long lasting life. But make sure its clean and clear.:]

Water In the United States

Water in the United States, mostly clean but there is some parts that do not have clean water. United States is barley effected but because of lack of community involvement by trash, oil spills and pollution causes fifty percent why water in the United States become dirty and some of that water get used and people drink it and may get effected.

Water in Africa

In Africa the people have more dirty water to drink than clean water so they are vulnerable to all the bacteria and waste that could potentially kill them. Their water is collected from the ground, which means their water could contain dirt, minerals, and pesticides.

Dirt in water has a big impact in prolong health too because water that is collected from the grounds possible have organism that live in water and that can cause human illness. There is an Invisible fluvial zoo, spawned when water becomes contaminated with humans and animal waste, which forms things like viruses, bacteria and many more types of things.

About ninety percent of children have been infected with hepatitis A before the age of 10, because children aren’t aware of the dangers that might be in dirty water, so they wouldn’t know not to go play in or drink the dirty water.

Lead poisoning is toxic to everyone; lead can cause harm wherever it is in the body. Lead also damages your red blood cells and limits your ability to carry oxygen. Also poison arsenic may be in water draw from wells. It harms nerves, the heart, blood vessels, also your skin. It has also been linked to several cancers. It is one chemical, commonly known as BPA (Bisphenol A), found in some plastic water bottles, can leach into food and may pose health risks especially to infants and children.

In Africa they do not have access to clean water so they have to drink dirty water that comes from rivers, lakes, ponds. Women and children in Africa are primary affected, spending up to six hours each day collecting water that is unhealthy for them; either the water is toxic or just has a lot of unhealthy bacteria and waste. Sanitation is non-existent in Africa causing a lot of people to become ill or even worse, to die.

If we do not have clean water to drink or even clean bath water our bodies may get sick from the chemicals in the water like lead poisoning that could be in the dirty water that we do not have around the United States area.

Clean water is very important around food and it also can help increase food supply. We can have clean water to wash off the food that we buy and picked out of the fields. If food is picked out of a field wash it off with clean water so all the dirt and chemicals can be washed off.

Farmers put chemicals on their crops to help it grow healthier and some put chemicals on their crops to make it grow faster. But some of them chemicals that they put one there crops are not healthy for the body so that why we should all ways wash off the food that we get from the store and fields .

Water contains lots of different wastes, like waste from construction, trash, batteries and all different other waste material. The different waste in the water can also cause serious health problems, especially in young kids; because there smaller, and since their bodies aren’t fully developed yet, growing bodies make them more susceptible to absorbing and retaining lead.



:768 million people in the world do not have access to safe water. This is roughly one in ten of the world's population.

:Around 700,000 children die every year from diarrhea caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation - that's almost 2,000 children a day.Diarrhea is the third biggest killer of children under five years old in Sub-Saharan Africa.

:Every year, around 60 million children are born into homes without access to sanitation.

:Half the hospital beds in developing countries are filled with people suffering from diseases caused by poor water, sanitation and hygiene.In 2012/13 we reached 1.7 million people with safe water and 2.2 million people with sanitation.

:Lack of water, sanitation and hygiene costs Sub-Saharan African countries more in lost GDP than the entire continent gets in development aid.

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