*Corresponding author:Satesh Bidaisee, Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George’s University, Assistant Dean for School of Graduate Studies, West Indies
Received: September 3, 2018; Published: September 10, 2018
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Water makes up more than two-thirds of the human body; the human brain is made up of 95 percent water, blood is 82 percent water, and lungs are 90 percent water . Water is vital component to every living organism in the world, especially the human species. More often than not clean water is not accessible to many human beings worldwide. This is quite alarming because of all the detrimental aspects that are associated with unclean water that is often used. Many individuals would rather consume and utilize unsanitary water than none at all. Take for example the alarming number of people that drink unsafe water worldwide, a staggering two billion people . More statistics on prevalence, the importance of clean water, and how such an issue in relation to its public health implication will be discussed in further detail in this paper.
Keywords: Clean Water; Public Health; Importance of Clean Water; Sanitation; Safe