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Global Lack of Access to Clean Water: Factors and Solutions


  • Soven Saste Polygence



Clean Water, Environmental, Global, Water Scarcity, Lack of Access to Clean Water



Lack of access to clean water is a global issue affecting billions of people. Through a literature review, this paper explores the various factors that may explain the context of lack of access to clean water. This paper will hypothesize solutions to improve lack of access to clean water. Through a statistical analysis, the literature review will be tested and the findings discussed. The findings show that the most common factors for lack of access to clean water include poor economic standing and poor infrastructure. The findings explore the various consequences of the issue in terms of society, politics, and economy. The paper poses nuance of political issues in the context of lack of access to clean water. The findings conclude that a broad, systemic approach funneled through various governmental agencies will need to improve infrastructure for lack of access to clean water to be solved.



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