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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# clean water

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# Drinking Water
Here's how to check if you're one of the 380,000 people with contaminated water
A lobby group is calling on Irish Water to directly notify customers their water is contaminated with a cancer-linked toxin.
# Safe drinking
Water for almost a million people is at risk of contamination
E.coli was detected in at least one in 10 supplies.
Column: What exactly is an 'outbreak'?
The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa raises some important questions about the treatment of infectious disease and the so-called developed world.
# no s**t
Scientists have figured out how to turn cow poo into drinking water
# World Water Day
Unsafe water kills over 1 million children every year – Oxfam
On World Water Day, Oxfam Ireland highlights the need for access to safe water worldwide – with 600 million people in sub-Saharan Africa alone lacking access to safe toilets.
# Haiti
Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence
The onset of the rainy season means an increase in cholera, but the country is not prepared for this, Médecins Sans Frontières has said.