Old ideas about water must change

It is not enough to improve the treatment plants in Ecuador, it is necessary to create trust among the inhabitants. Photo: Flickr / MunicipioPinas

Of: Josephine Biro

The water situation in Guayaquil, Ecuador, has greatly improved over the last 17 years. Despite this, many of the households in the city still have an old picture of their tap water, a picture that does not correspond to the current situation. Residents do not believe that tap water is drinkable, even if the responsible players in water distribution and treatment say so.

May 3, 2018, FUF-correspondents