Special Reviews Collection on Clean Water

In this article collection, experts address the impact of clean water on the environment, our society, and global public health

Since 1990, 2.6 billion people have benefitted from improved drinking water, but 663 million people worldwide are still without appropriate access to such sources1. As one of its Sustainable Development Goals, the UN aims to achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030. How will this transformation be possible? In this Annual Reviews article collection, experts address the impact clean water has on the environment, our society, and global public health. 

Access to this article collection is complimentary through September 1, 2017. Articles featured in this collection are from the following Annual Reviews journals: 

Environment and Resources, Public Health, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Anthropology, Resource Economics, and Food Science and Technology.


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Clean Water: Public Health Impact 


Clean Water: A Sustainable Development Goal 


Clean Water: Conflict in the 21st Century 

1 http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/water-and-sanitation



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