Department of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology of the RWTH Aachen University

Monthly Archives: March 2013

Drinking Water – Many Pathways of Contamination

The blog entry before shows how the inhabitants of a settlement in Hyderabad regularly check the water that is provided to them on their own. This community action helps them to complain in front of officials and pressurize the government to improve the water supply infrastructure (see here). This blog entry now will give a more general overview on how the  different water supply sources of a marginalized settlement might get contaminated. Read more »